Zeus: king of the gods

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Series:
Olympians volume 1.
Publisher:
First Second,
Pub. Date:
c2010.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description
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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ISBN:
9781596434318
9781596436251
Reading Level:
MG
Level 3.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 640L
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series Olympians
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subject_facet Children's stories, Graphic novels, Zeus (Greek deity) -- Comic books, strips, etc
title_display Zeus : king of the gods
title_full Zeus : king of the gods / George O'Connor
title_short Zeus :
title_sub king of the gods
topic_facet Children's stories, Graphic novels, Zeus (Greek deity)