The Odyssey

The Odyssey
Artist/Author/Cast: 
Homer; Caldwell, Ben (Illustrator); Mucci, Tim (Text by); Tenderini, Emanuel (Illustrator)
ISBN: 
9781402731556

Welcome the next entry in the fabulously received and brilliantly created ALL-ACTION CLASSICS series. The brainchild of former Marvel Comics artist Ben Caldwell, these graphic novels are the freshest, coolest approach to the classics ever. Each one takes a famous work of fiction and translates it into a kid-friendly comic book narrative#151;with full-color illustrations and a fast-paced tone that will have even reluctant readers flying through. Shipwrecks, angry gods, magical lands, beautiful nymphs, and siren songs: this vivid retelling of Homer's legendary Greek epic follows Odysseus on his long, arduous journey home from Ithaca after the fall of Troy. Done in comic-book style, it features the highest-energy kid-grabbing details and plot twists, all dramatized in brilliant, action-packed images. It's the perfect way to introduce kids and fans of graphic novels to one of literature's great works.

Description: 

A retelling in graphic novel format of Homer's epic. The Trojan War raged for ten years until the Greek armies triumphed. But the victors were cursed by jealous gods and set out in stormy seas to face their fates. It took more than gods and monsters to keep King Odysseus from returning home.

Target audience: 
Children
Weber Reads
Call Number: 
GN YP F Mucci

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