BEOWULF TP (MR) (MR) (06/15/2022)
BEOWULF TP (MR) (MR) (06/15/2022)
BEOWULF TP (MR) (MR)
(W) Garcfa, Santiago (A) Rubin, David (C) Rubin, David
StockID: 44054 SKU: MAY220203
SANTIAGO GARCIA and DAVID RUBIN unite to bring forward the myth of Beowulf- which has endured for a thousand years and inspired an epic poem of the same name- became a foundational piece of English literature- and inspired generations of authors- from Tolkien to a good number of Hollywood screenwriters. BEOWULF tells of the tale of a Scandinavian hero in lands that would become what is now Denmark and Sweden: A monster- Grendel- has arrived in the kingdom of the Danes- devouring its men and women for 12 years until Beowulf arrives to save them. GARCIA and RUBIN faithfully follow the original story for a new version that is neither revisionist nor postmodern- but captures the tone and important details of the poem- translating its potent- epic resonance and melancholy into a contemporary comic that isn't standard swords and sorcery or heroic fantasy fare- but rather an ancient story with a modern perspective that remains respectful of the source material.
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