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Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hoodby Tony Lee
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Fast-paced graphic storytelling and stunning full-color illustrations combine in an action-packed retelling of the heroic Robin Hood story.
How did Robin of Loxley become Robin Hood? Why did he choose to fight injustice instead of robbing for his own gain? Expressive and gritty, this graphic novel whisks readers back to Crusades-era England, where the Sheriff of Nottingham rules with an iron fist, and in the haunted heart of Sherwood Forest, a defiant rogue — with the help of his men and the lovely Maid Marian — disguises himself to become an outlaw. Lively language and illustrations follow the legendary hero as he champions the poor and provokes a high-stakes vendetta in a gripping adventure sure to draw a new generation of readers.
"One of the most dynamic retellings of a classic tale in recent years." School Library Journal
"This retelling infuses the tale with potent mythological overtones and a distinctly modern sensibility." Booklist
"It's Hart's drawings and Fujita's coloring that elevate this 21st-century version head and shoulders above the rest.... sure to become the stuff of legend." Kirkus Reviews
Expressive and gritty, this graphic novel sweeps readers back to Crusades-era England, where a defiant rogue named Robin Hood disguises himself to become an outlaw and stand up against the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham.
About the Author
Tony Lee, a prolific comic books writer, has worked on the titles X-Men, Doctor Who magazine, and Starship Troopers. He has also written for radio, television, and national newspapers. He lives in England.
Sam Hart is a comic books illustrator who has worked on Starship Troopers and Brothers: The Fall of Lucifer. He lives in Brazil.
Artur Fujita is an illustrator and colorist who has colored sequential art for Markosia and Marvel Comics. He lives in Brazil.
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