Boxers & Saints Boxed Set
Publish date: September 10th 2013
Publisher: First Second
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
Series: Boxers & Saints (#1)
In a nutshell, this is the story of the Boxer Rebellion in China, told in graphic form from two perspectives: that of Little Bao, a boy growing up in traditional fashion in a small village, and "Four-Girl," a runaway who finds a home in a Catholic missionary-led community. Both children are driven b...
Gene Luen Yang’s newest graphic novel The Shadow Hero proves once again what a master of this medium Yang has become. In The Shadow Hero, Hank, an unassuming Chinese-American teen, is prodded by his disappointed mother into becoming a superhero. Hank surprises everyone when he succeeds with the help...
In Boxers, we see the origins of the Chinese Boxer rebellion through the eyes of Bao, who becomes one of its leaders. Bao grows up in rural China at the end of the 19th Century. He lives for the spring every year when travelling troups perform operas, full of drama, excitement and ancient stories of...
I'm glad to see this comic, which I originally read separately, sold as a boxed set. Ideally, in my opinion, these two volumes would NOT be offered separately, and maybe would be set up in a book that had one story from one cover and the other set in the flipped side. (I remember buying Maus I: My F...