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ISBN13: 9780345507464
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When the supernatural world spins out of control, when the police can't handle what goes bump in the night, when monsters come screaming out of nightmares and into the mean streets, there's just one man to call: Harry Dresden, the only professional wizard in the Chicago phone book. A police consultant and private investigator, Dresden has to walk the dangerous line between the world of night and the light of day.

Now Harry Dresden is investigating a brutal mauling at the Lincoln Park Zoo that has left a security guard dead and many questions unanswered. As an investigator of the supernatural, he senses that there's more to this case than a simple animal attack, and as Dresden searches for clues to figure out who is really behind the crime, he finds himself next on the victim list, and being hunted by creatures that won't leave much more than a stain if they catch him.

Written exclusively for comics by Jim Butcher, The Dresden Files: Welcome to the Jungle is a brand-new story that's sure to enchant readers with a blend of gripping mystery and fantastic adventure.

Review:

"Author Butcher is the creator of the Dresden Files series of novels (the basis for the short-lived Sci-Fi channel series), and this fun graphic novel is the prequel to his first Dresden book, Storm Front. Blurring the lines between fantasy and noir, Dresden is a scrappy, rough-and-tumble 'consulting professional wizard' who's often hired by the Chicago police to work on those crimes that enter the supernatural. Given only 24 hours to solve an inexplicable and gruesome murder at the zoo, Dresden has to deal with unhelpful zoologists and police, a helpful but confused potential love interest, packs of demonically possessed animals and several deadly enchanters along the way, eventually uncovering a plot by one of mankind's great ancient foes. If the story is not particularly deep, it's breathlessly paced, with plenty of quirks and details (one of Dresden's closest friends and allies is an ancient talking skull), and a compelling page-turner. Syaf's art is always effective, but sometimes ping-pongs between generic action-comic combat poses and more personal and evocative horror art. This book is a decent start to a new medium for the series and may pique the interest of those unfamiliar with Dresden and Butcher." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Review:

"With plenty of explosive supernatural pyrotechnics, possessed big cats, and hideous transformations, a fun romp." Booklist

Synopsis:

When the supernatural world goes out of control, there's only one man to call: Harry Dresden, the only professional wizard in the phone book. A launch title in the Dabel Brothers graphic novel series, Welcome to the Jungle is an original adventure set in the New York Times-bestselling Dresden Files universe.

Synopsis:

A world of shapeshifting wolves comes vividly to life in this collection of four comics based on Cry Wolf, the first book in Patricia Briggsandrsquo;s #1 New York Times bestselling Alpha and Omega series.

Charles and Anna are on the hunt for a rogue werewolf in the Montana mountains. The creature has morphed into something so dark that it kills everything in its path: deer, elk, grizzliesandhellip;humans.

But the wolf is the creature of something far more powerful. One of Charles and Annaandrsquo;s own pack harbors a centuries-old secret that has come back to haunt himandmdash;and wreak vengeance on those around him.

Charles and Annaandmdash;unaware of the truthandmdash;are two innocents who stand in the way. But even as members of their pack rally around them, Annaandrsquo;s rare power comes into its ownandmdash;and is unleashedandhellip;

About the Author

Jim Butcher is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including the Dresden Files and the Codex Alera books. Since the publication of his first Dresden Files novel, Storm Front, in 2000, Butcher has become a favorite author of millions of dedicated readers around the world. A lifelong fan of comic books, Butcher lives in Missouri with his wife and son.

Ardian Syaf is a rising talent who has received universal acclaim for his work on the comic book Honor Among Thieves. Syaf lives in Indonesia.

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Connor Arbuthnot, December 16, 2010 (view all comments by Connor Arbuthnot)
Riveting and vibrant, It's like reading a full length book where you can actually see what is going on. I highly recomend this for fans of the Dresden Files series.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345507464
Author:
Jim Butcher and Ardian Syaf
Publisher:
Del Rey Books
Illustrator:
Syaf, Ardian
Author:
Syaif, Adrian
Author:
Butcher, Jim
Author:
Briggs, Patricia
Author:
Syaf, Ardian
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Wizards
Subject:
Chicago (Ill.)
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Fantasy comic books, strips, etc
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Alpha And Omega
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
includes a teaser for FROST BURNED
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
10.46x6.86x.56 in. 1.23 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 112 pages Del Rey Books - English 9780345507464 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Author Butcher is the creator of the Dresden Files series of novels (the basis for the short-lived Sci-Fi channel series), and this fun graphic novel is the prequel to his first Dresden book, Storm Front. Blurring the lines between fantasy and noir, Dresden is a scrappy, rough-and-tumble 'consulting professional wizard' who's often hired by the Chicago police to work on those crimes that enter the supernatural. Given only 24 hours to solve an inexplicable and gruesome murder at the zoo, Dresden has to deal with unhelpful zoologists and police, a helpful but confused potential love interest, packs of demonically possessed animals and several deadly enchanters along the way, eventually uncovering a plot by one of mankind's great ancient foes. If the story is not particularly deep, it's breathlessly paced, with plenty of quirks and details (one of Dresden's closest friends and allies is an ancient talking skull), and a compelling page-turner. Syaf's art is always effective, but sometimes ping-pongs between generic action-comic combat poses and more personal and evocative horror art. This book is a decent start to a new medium for the series and may pique the interest of those unfamiliar with Dresden and Butcher." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "With plenty of explosive supernatural pyrotechnics, possessed big cats, and hideous transformations, a fun romp."
"Synopsis" by , When the supernatural world goes out of control, there's only one man to call: Harry Dresden, the only professional wizard in the phone book. A launch title in the Dabel Brothers graphic novel series, Welcome to the Jungle is an original adventure set in the New York Times-bestselling Dresden Files universe.
"Synopsis" by ,
A world of shapeshifting wolves comes vividly to life in this collection of four comics based on Cry Wolf, the first book in Patricia Briggsandrsquo;s #1 New York Times bestselling Alpha and Omega series.

Charles and Anna are on the hunt for a rogue werewolf in the Montana mountains. The creature has morphed into something so dark that it kills everything in its path: deer, elk, grizzliesandhellip;humans.

But the wolf is the creature of something far more powerful. One of Charles and Annaandrsquo;s own pack harbors a centuries-old secret that has come back to haunt himandmdash;and wreak vengeance on those around him.

Charles and Annaandmdash;unaware of the truthandmdash;are two innocents who stand in the way. But even as members of their pack rally around them, Annaandrsquo;s rare power comes into its ownandmdash;and is unleashedandhellip;

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