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Escape from New York #13 Goes Off The Rails!

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Escape from New York was a favorite movie of mine for a long time, heck even Escape from LA had its moments and if you’re anything like me you’ve probably wondered what became of old Snake.

Escape from New York #13 Goes Off The Rails!This review is a bit spoilery, apologies.

Well the latest issue, Escape from New York #13, jumps us 12 years into the future and Snake is retired. No really. Retired. He’s set himself up outside of a city, on a farm of sorts, with a dog, a still, and a car. The still’s product is easily traded for the smokes Snake still enjoys and the car gets him where he needs to go.

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But the man just can’t let him be and when Snake is pushed far enough he jumps right into the fray! Now to be honest as I read this story I felt more like Snake wanted to be pushed, he completely ignores the fact that trouble is coming but gets really pissed when it arrives. I’m no revisionist I know Snake wasn’t a pacifist in the movies, fact is he’s a bit of a jerk but this felt a bit “suicide by cop” as it played out. Your guess is as good as mine as to whether Snake survives this latest adventure but I’m sure it’s going to be a fun ride! The art, as you can see in the preview, gives us a Snake we can recognize. His look as well as his physicality rings true on the page. This is a well done look at an icon we all want more of!

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Escape From New York #13 (Jason Copland Cover)
$3.99
Writer(s): Christopher Sebela
Artist(s): Diego Barreto
It’s been 12 years, and the government still won’t leave Snake Plissken alone.
Diamond Code: OCT151238

 

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