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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Zeus: King of the Gods (Olympians)

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Publisher Comments:

George O'Connor is a Greek mythology buff and a classic superhero comics fan, and he's out to remind us how much our pantheon of superheroes (Superman, Batman, the X-Men, etc) owes to mankind's ORIGINAL superheroes: the Greek pantheon. In Olympians, O'Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren't sedate, scholarly works. They're action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures, with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions. O'Connor's vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life, in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology. Volume 1 of Olympians, Zeus: King of the Gods, introduces readers to the ruler of the Olympian Pantheon, telling his story from his boyhood to his ascendance to supreme power.

Review:

"Exciting, accurate, and intense, it's bound to be instantly beloved of kids, all thanks to its classic comic inspirations." School Library Journal

Synopsis:

Tells the story, in graphic novel format, of Zeus, the king of the Greek gods.

Synopsis:

George O'Connor is a Greek mythology buff and a classic superhero comics fan, and he's out to remind us how much our pantheon of superheroes (Superman, Batman, the X-Men, etc) owes to mankind's ORIGINAL superheroes: the Greek pantheon.
 
In OLYMPIANS, O'Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren't sedate, scholarly works. They're action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures, with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions. O'Connor's vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life, in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology.
 
Volume 1 of OLYMPIANS, ZEUS: King OF THE GODS, introduces readers to the ruler of the Olympian Pantheon, telling his story from his boyhood to his ascendance to supreme power. 

About the Author

George O'Connor's cover — as a mild-mannered clerk in one of Gotham's most beloved children's bookstores — was completely blown when his first picture book, KAPOW!, was exploded onto the scene. Forced to leave the bookselling world behind, he now spends even more time in his secret Brooklyn, New York, hideout — where he uses his amazing artistic powers to strike fear in the hearts of bad guys everywhere!

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596434318
Author:
O'Connor, George
Publisher:
First Second
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels - Superheroes
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Greek & Roman
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Comics & Graphic Novels
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Legends, Myths, Fables/Greek
Subject:
Roman
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Comics
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Superheroes
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Graphic Novels
Series:
Olympians
Series Volume:
No. 1
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
10.03 x 7.5 x 0.19 in
Age Level:
09-UP

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Product details 80 pages First Second - English 9781596434318 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Exciting, accurate, and intense, it's bound to be instantly beloved of kids, all thanks to its classic comic inspirations."
"Synopsis" by , Tells the story, in graphic novel format, of Zeus, the king of the Greek gods.
"Synopsis" by ,
George O'Connor is a Greek mythology buff and a classic superhero comics fan, and he's out to remind us how much our pantheon of superheroes (Superman, Batman, the X-Men, etc) owes to mankind's ORIGINAL superheroes: the Greek pantheon.
 
In OLYMPIANS, O'Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren't sedate, scholarly works. They're action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures, with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions. O'Connor's vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life, in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology.
 
Volume 1 of OLYMPIANS, ZEUS: King OF THE GODS, introduces readers to the ruler of the Olympian Pantheon, telling his story from his boyhood to his ascendance to supreme power. 
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