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Exclusive First Look: Meet The Cape's Real Caped Crusader

The Cape, NBC’s much anticipated new action-drama premiering this Sunday at 9/8c, tells the story of Vince Faraday (played by David Lyons), a lawman who, when framed for a series of crimes and then left for dead, decides to fight back and reclaim his life and family. To that end, he adopts the persona of his son Tripp’s favorite comic book hero.

But what’s the story with the “real” man who calls himself “The Cape” within the pages of Tripp’s stash? NBC.com will unravel that mystery through a series of digital comic books. The first issue goes online this Thursday, but TVLine has secured a first look at the cover and first page.

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The “Cape” comic book series revolves around a different would-be hero taking justice into his own hands for reasons different than Faraday’s, and facing off against other villains. Designed by Alex Maleev and with interior art by Michael Gaydos, a new issue of “The Cape” will hit NBC.com each month.

Will you be checking out NBC’s The Cape this Sunday? It then claims its regular Mondays-at-9 time slot starting January 17.