Beowulf by Santiago GarciaBeowulf by Santiago Garcia


bySantiago GarciaBy (artist)David Rubin

Paperback | September 18, 2018

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SANTIAGO GARCIA and DAVID RUBIN unite to bring forward the myth of Beowulf,which has endured for a thousand years, inspired an epic poem, become afoundational piece of English literature, and influenced generations of authors:from J.R.R. Tolkien and Seamus Heaney to a multitude of Hollywoodscreenwriters.

BEOWULF tells of the tale of a Scandinavian hero in landsthat would become what is now Denmark and Sweden. A monster, Grendel, hasarrived in the kingdom of the Danes, devouring its men and women for over adecade until Beowulf arrives to save them.

GARCIA and RUBIN faithfullyfollow the original story for a new version that is neither revisionist norpostmodern, but captures the tone and important details of the poem, translatingits potent, epic resonance and melancholy into a contemporary comic that isn'tstandard swords and sorcery or heroic fantasy fare, but rather an ancient storywith a modern perspective that remains respectful of the sourcematerial.
Title:BeowulfFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 12.1 × 8.3 × 0.8 inPublished:September 18, 2018Publisher:Image ComicsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1534309195

ISBN - 13:9781534309197

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Classic great story - really enjoyed it
Date published: 2017-12-10