New York was a labyrinth of endless steps, and no matter how far he walked, it always left him with the feeling of being lost. Each time he took a walk, he felt he was leaving himself behind. All places became equal, and on his best walks, he was able to feel that he was nowhere. Karasik and Mazzucchelli's 1994 comic adaptation of Auster's existencialist mystery novel has been a cult classic for years. THE COMICS JOURNAL named it one of the 100 best comics of the century.