Publish date: 2008-08-05
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Fairy Tales
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
Graphic novel-interesting twist on the tradtional tale. The setting, action, and humor really surprised me.
I love me some fairytale retellings, and Rapunzel's story - as told in comic book form by Shannon & Dean Hale (with art by Nathan Hale) is awesome. In this version Rapunzel doesn't know that there's anything beyond the gated, guarded semi-Utopian community her 'Mother' has created for her. She just...
The stories of Rapunzel and Jack and the Beanstalk, reconceived as a Western. And as a critique of pure capitalism.Much funnier than expected from previous reading of Shannon Hale.
Originally posted on Debz BookshelfFor some reason I convinced myself I wouldn’t like this book. Being a graphic novel, I thought that the writing wouldn’t be that good, because it would rely too much on the pictures to tell the story. And from the few low resolution images I’d seen on the internet,...
When I first started this, I have to say I was pretty iffy. There's a bit to get through to get to the 'current' story, and I don't know that I've ever read info-dumping in graphic novel form. It was...odd. It made me feel really disconnected, and I wasn't sure I was going to like this. But once...