Blackjack by Alex Simmons
Second Bite of the Cobra (Dover Graphic Novels)

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"It is so pleasant to know that in an era that is still chock-a-block overflowing with superheroes Spandex-clad that there is still room for heroes from the old school." — Examiner.com
A tale of blood and vengeance set in the rip-roaring 1930s, this graphic novel stars Arron Day, alias Blackjack, an African-American soldier of fortune. Blackjack returns to his boyhood home in Cairo, joining forces with martial-arts expert Maryam and mercenaries Bo and Red to seek long-overdue revenge on a charismatic Bedouin warlord known as The Cobra.
Hailed by Publishers Weekly as a Notable African-American-Interest Title, this Dover graphic novel marks the first time that issues 1–3 of Blackjack: Book 1: Second Bite of the Cobra have been collected in one deluxe edition.
Exclusive Bonus Material:
New Foreword by Joseph Illidge, editor of Batman: No Man's Land
New Afterword by award-winning inker David Colley
New cover art by Scott Hanna
 

About Alex Simmons

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Alex Simmons is a freelance writer, teaching artist, and public speaker as well as an arts and education consultant. The author of more than 17 young adult novels, he is the co-creator of an African-American hero for DC Comics' Batman books and has chronicled several tales of Scooby-Doo.
 
Published July 15, 2015 by Dover Publications. 112 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Aaron Day, multiskilled 1930s soldier of fortune, leaves no swashes unbuckled in seeking revenge on a Bedouin warlord known as the Cobra. YA aut

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