Prior to his infamous life as 'The Phantom', the disfigured genius named Erik traveled the globe as a magician and sideshow horror. His unique skills eventually earned him a job as an architect and political assassin for the Shah of Persia. "The Trap-Door Maker" tells the tale of Erik's origins, actions, and ultimate betrayal! The collected edition also contains Chapter 1 of Gaston Leroux's, "The Phantom of the Opera" as bonus feature. This critically-acclaimed graphic novel now includes a stunning Basil Gogos cover.