Cairo the city holds many secrets for foreigners. CAIRO the graphic novel isn’t so obtuse; it puts some of those secrets out there for all to see and uses them to kick off a story that is part mythology, part social commentary and part full-blown adventure.
The combination works. It’s a debut from writer G. Willow Wilson and longtime illustrator M.K. Perker (Turkan Soray Lips, Fairy Tale Mafia) that uses magic realism to propel its five principal characters into a heady battle with ultimate evil. Among the participants are Kate, a bored young American seeki