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Beowulf (Hardcover) (Santiago Garcia & David Rubin)

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BEOWULF HC SANTIAGO GARCIA and DAVID RUBIN unite tobring forward the myth of Beowulf, which has endured for a thousand years andinspired anepic poem of the same name, became afoundational piece of English literature, and inspired generations of authors,from Tolkien to a goodnumber of Hollywoodscreenwriters.BEOWULF tells of the tale of aScandinavian hero in lands that would become what is now Denmark and Sweden: Amonster, Grendel, hasarrived in the kingdom of theDanes, devouring its men and women for 12 years until Beowulf arrives to savethem.GARCIA and RUBIN faithfully follow theoriginal story for a new version that is neither revisionist nor postmodern, butcaptures the tone andimportant details of thepoem, translating its potent, epic resonance and melancholy into a contemporarycomic that isn’t standard swords andsorceryor heroic fantasy fare, but rather an ancient story with a modern perspectivethat remains respectful of the source material.
Number of Pages: 208.0
Genre: Comics + Graphic Novels
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Diamond Comic Distributors
Author: Santiago Garcia & David Rubin
Language: English
Street Date: January 17, 2017
TCIN: 51882151
UPC: 9781534301207
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-5490

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