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Runaways Vol. 5: Escape to New York (Runaways (Marvel)) (original 2005; edition 2006)

by Brian K Vaughan

Series: Runaways (5)

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Title:Runaways Vol. 5: Escape to New York (Runaways (Marvel))
Authors:Brian K Vaughan
Info:Marvel Comics (2006), Paperback
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Rating:****
Tags:graphic novel, teen, humor, marvel, read 2006

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Runaways, Volume 5: Escape to New York by Brian K. Vaughan (2005)

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Well, any issue that starts with Swarm is going to be a cheesy kind of fun, because... Swarm. That's one thing I like about Runaways, they aren't afraid to go silly for the simple fact that the premise is a group of kids trying to fix some of the bad their parents used to do as villains and stop outside baddies from filling the power vacuum they left when they brought down The Pride.

In this collection, Karolina meets her destiny, then the group goes to New York to help and old "friend" who has been accused of a crime he did not commit. And of course, what trip to New York would be complete without running into a bevy of Marvel A-listers!?

I do feel like the story with Cloak and Dagger could have been fleshed out a bit more and taken longer to tell, but it's still a good story, and I love all the cameos in this collection.

Another solid set from Vaughan and team. ( )
  regularguy5mb | Sep 25, 2014 |
As much as I love Cloak and Dagger, this volume's plot was lacking. There were some funny parts, like Molly with Wolverine and Gret and Victor with Spiderman; but besides that it's so forgettable. ( )
  Samscar | Jun 5, 2013 |
Very different artwork. It was mostly distracting. Since I'm not a Marvel fangirl, I'm not aware of the Young Avengers/Avengers undercurrents. I'm just interested in a good story. This was ok. ( )
  lesmel | Apr 19, 2013 |
Fusion! ( )
  beabatllori | Apr 2, 2013 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Brian K. Vaughanprimary authorall editionscalculated
Alphona, AdrianIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Miyazawa, TakeshiIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bachalo, ChrisCover artistsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cadenhead, MacKenzieEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chen, JoIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gentile, Randysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jean, JamesIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sharpe, Davesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Strain, ChristinaIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Yeung, CraigIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Miyazawa, TakeshiCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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“Yes, flee in terror, Los Angelinos… lest you feel the sting of the mighty Swarm!”
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0785119019, Paperback)

The team's lineup changes forever in the perfect jumping-on point for the series that Wizard said "could be the most original book to focus on teenaged super heroes since Spider-Man debuted all the way back in 1962!" When a dangerous alien invades Los Angeles, the Runaways' own Karolina Dean may be the only hero in the Marvel Universe who can stop him... but at what cost? Collects Runaways #7-12.

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When a dangerous alien invades Los Angeles, the Runaways' own Karolina Dean may be the only hero here in the Marvel Universe who can stop him ... but at what cost? Plus: The Runaways embark on a coast-to-coast adventure, guest-starring Cloak and Dagger and the New Avengers!… (more)

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