Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 128 Pages, 7.87 × 7.87 × 0.39 in
Published: April 27, 2010
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0345521005
ISBN - 13: 9780345521002
About the Book
A stunningly beautiful graphic novel, "The Stuff of Legend" is a wonderful and haunting tale of loyalty, friendship, and perseverance in the face of a nightmarish foe. Full color throughout.
From the Publisher
The year is 1944. As Allied forces fight the enemy on Europe's
war-torn beaches, another battle begins in a child's bedroom in
Brooklyn. When the nightmarish Boogeyman snatches a boy and takes
him to the realm of the Dark, the child's playthings, led by the
toy soldier known as the Colonel, band together to stage a daring
rescue. On their perilous mission they will confront the boy's
bitter and forgotten toys, as well as betrayal in their own ranks.
Can they save the boy from the forces of evil, or will they all
perish in the process? The Stuff of Legend is a
haunting and ultimately redemptive tale of loyalty, camaraderie,
This edition includes a brand-new story featuring the Colonel's war
journal, maps, sketches, and other original material!
About the Author
Mike Raicht spent four years as an editor at Marvel Comics.
Since leaving Marvel his writing credits range from superhero
comics, such as Spider-Man, X-Men, Batman, Superman, and Hulk, to
more horror-oriented fare like Army of Darkness, Deadworld, and
Marvel''s MAX Zombie.
Brian Smith is a former Marvel Comics editor and character art
manager for Nickelodeon. His writing and illustration clients
include HarperCollins, MAD Kids, Strottman International,
Nickelodeon, American Greetings, and Time Out New York, to name a
few. Currently, he illustrates the "Adventures of Daniel Boom AKA
LOUD BOY!" series of graphic novels for Penguin USA.
Charles Paul Wilson III is a graduate of the Joe Kubert School of
Cartoon and Graphic Art. He currently resides in New Jersey as a
staff artist for Tell-A-Graphics while working on projects such as
The Stuff of Legend and Vigilante Granny.
"This is some of the loveliest artwork I've seen in a comic book in
a long, long time, and a darkly beautiful story to boot."-Brian K.
Vaughan, author of Y: The Last Man
"I love it! It's a real page-turner. Economical, effective
storytelling, with story and art complimenting each other perfectly
and hinting at something darker. Very involving."-Frank Quitely,
author of All Star Superman