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Aug 8 2013 9:00am

Paul Pope’s Battling Boy (Comics Excerpt)

Paul Pope

An excerpt from Battling Boy by Paul PopeMonsters roam through Arcopolis, swallowing children into the horrors of their shadowy underworld. Only one man is a match for them - the genius vigilante Haggard West.

Unfortunately, Haggard West is dead.

The world needs a new hero. A young man from a mystical place descends to Earth, accompanied by his father...

Tor.com is excited to present an excerpt from Battling Boy, a new graphic novel from comic creator Paul Pope! First Second will release Battling Boy this coming October, but you can preview it below right now.

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11 comments
William Clapie
2. williamclary
i like the dry humor in this "epic", the artwork at best is average.

looks however to be a fun read.
JB6
4. Vondoom
I love seeing Paul Pope channel Jack Kirby in his work.
Aaron Gregory
5. rk2this
Yes please. Always looking forward to new Pope stuff.
JB6
6. Louis Decrevel
Please, sir!
JB6
7. Ryan I
New Pope > a new pope.
JB6
8. Angela Supertrooper
Oh wow the color pallete in this looks absolutely dreamy. I am totally a Paul Pope/pulp hope fan old school. I still think about the ganster fights in P City Parade all the time... So excited to see new work!
JB6
12. Edward Leber
Very exciting read, looking forward to more.

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