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George RR Martin's Wild Cards : The Hard Call - Eric Battle

George RR Martin's Wild Cards

The Hard Call

By: Daniel Abraham, Eric Battle (Illustrator), George R. R. Martin (Editor)


Published: 15th February 2011
For Ages: 16+ years old
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RRP $57.99

  • In 1946, an alien virus is accidentally unleashed that changes the worldforever. Most of those infected die horribly, said to have drawn the Black Queenas their fated card. Ninety percent of those who survive mutate into Jokers— deformed, broken, hated, and feared. But a handful are lucky enough tobecome Aces, gaining superpowers that allow them to achieve almost anything themind can conceive — both in dreams and in nightmares.
  • Sixty years later, an Ace named Croyd Crenson, better known as the Sleeper,is framed for the murder of a young nurse in New York City's Jokertown. AsCrenson investigates the killing to clear his name, he has to fight to stayawake, or else his unusual ability will change him into something else entirely.Meanwhile, a group of teenagers in Whiteoak, Colorado, accidentally activate thedormant wild-card virus, wiping out nearly the entire town. As the teens aresent to the Jokertown clinic, they discover that not all Jokers are bad and notall Aces are good.
  • Set in the world of the novels edited by George R. R. Martin and featuring abrand-new set of characters, as well as appearances from many old favorites,Wild Cards: The Hard Call is an original story written specifically forcomics that will enchant new readers and old fans alike.

ISBN: 9781606901588
ISBN-10: 1606901583
Series: George R.R. Martin's Wild Cards
Audience: General
For Ages: 16+ years old
For Grades: 11+
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 15th February 2011
Publisher: Dynamic Forces Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.2 x 17.5  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.52