Sir Roger Bannister Becomes a Comic Book Hero
By Shabbir, Commic Buzz
Legendary athlete, Sir Roger Bannister runs for his life as a comic book hero in a new graphic novel, The Murder Mile. In 1954, the world-class runner took part in a number of heats prior to his historical victory at Ifley Rd, Oxford in May where he broke the four-minute Mile. His closest rivals in that earlier Arizona race were American Wes Santee and Australia’s John Landy, who both feature in the story too.
The real-life race forms the backdrop to Paul Collicutt’s fictional detective thriller, The Murder Mile, which combines his interests in art and athletics in his first graphic novel for adults.
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