Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Frank Lee’s escape from Alcatraz – new graphic novel Frank Lee, After Alcatraz

In June 1962, Frank Lee Morris did the unthinkable and broke free from Alcatraz prison! Celebrating the 60th anniversary of his incredible escape, this thrilling graphic novel imagines what Frank Lee did next… 

Bank Robber. Escape Artist. Genius. 

But on June 11th 1962, Frank Lee Morris performed the most daring feat of them all: escaping from Alcatraz. He was never found, presumed to have drowned in San Francisco Bay. The FBI’s case remains open to this day. 

But what if he survived that fateful night? A free man. A second chance. What did he do then? Follow Frank in this stunning graphic novel on his journey from villainous convict to finding sanctuary and starting a new life, full of heartache, sorrow and a profound bittersweet acceptance.

Immortalised by Clint Eastwood in the 1979 film, Escape From Alcatraz, writer David Hasteda and artist Ludovic Chesnot imagine just what Frank’s life might have been like after performing one of the most dangerous escapes of all time.


Writer: David Hasteda

Artist: Ludovic Chesnot

Publisher: Titan Comics (Hard Case Crime imprint)

HC, 128pp, $24.99/£21.99, ISBN: 9781787738768

On Sale: July 12, 2022


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Al Mega

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