On the Road to Perdition: Oasis

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DC Comics, May 1, 2003 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 96 pages
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A perfect complement to the original graphic novel and the major motion picture that was based upon it, ON THE ROAD TO PERDITION BOOK ONE: OASIS explores the undisclosed tales that occurred over the six months in which hitman Michael O'Sullivan tried to protect his oldest son from his former employees. Looking to disrupt the business of the mob families that killed his wife and youngest offspring, the grieving O'Sullivan and his adolescent boy embark on a disruptive bank-robbing spree in the rural Midwest. But as these deadly adventures forge an unbreakable bond between the father and son, a new danger awaits them in the form of a pair of ruthless bounty hunters obsessed with their capture, dead or alive.

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Collins originally intended Road to Perdition (the GN upon which the multiple-Oscar-nominated movie was based) as an extended series in the manner of one of his inspirations, the manga Lone Wolf ... Read full review


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Max Allen Collins was born in 1948 in Muscatine, Iowa. He is a two-time winner of the Private Eye Writer's of America's Shamus Award for his Nathaniel Heller historical thrillers "True Detective" and "Stolen Away". Collins also wrote the Dick Tracy comic strip begining in 1977 and ending in the early 1990s. He has contributed to a number of other comics, including Batman. Collins created his first independent feature film, Mommy, following a nightmarish experience as screenwriter on the cable movie The Expert. Collins has been contracted by DC Comics to write three tie-ins to his critically acclaimed graphic novel "The Road to Perdition", which was adapted into the feature film. Author of other such move tie-in bestsellers as "In the Line of Fire" and "Air Force One", he is also the screenwriter/director of the cult favorite suspense films "Mommie" and "Mommie's Day".

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