The Dresden Files: Storm Front, Volume 1: The Gathering Storm
A graphic novel based on the bestselling Harry Dresden books by Jim Butcher!If circumstances surrounding a crime defy the ordinary and evidence points to a suspect who is anything but human, the men and women of the Chicago Police Department call in the one guy who can handle bizarre and often... show more
A graphic novel based on the bestselling Harry Dresden books by Jim Butcher!If circumstances surrounding a crime defy the ordinary and evidence points to a suspect who is anything but human, the men and women of the Chicago Police Department call in the one guy who can handle bizarre and often brutal phenomena. Harry Dresden is a wizard who knows firsthand that the everyday world is actually full of strange and magical things—most of which don't play well with humans.Now the cops have turned to Dresden to investigate a horrifying double murder that was committed with black magic. Never one to turn down a paycheck, Dresden also takes on another case—to find a missing husband who has quite likely been dabbling in sorcery. As Dresden tries to solve the seemingly unrelated cases, he is confronted with all the Windy City can blow at him, from the mob to mages and all creatures in between.
Publish date: June 2nd 2009
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
, Urban Fantasy
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
Series: The Dresden Files Graphic Novels
One might think, why read a graphic novel version of a prose novel? I was one of those who asked that question. I am eating my words now. I can see why. While I tend to visualize the books I read as movies playing in my head in full color, it's still a pleasure to see how the author's imagery is bro...
Really cool to see the book in graphic novel format. Reads just about the same, but the imaging is done for you.
The illustrations are fantastic, but without Butcher actually writing the material their isn't the spark that takes the story from wacky and a little confusing to wow.
The graphic novel wasn't bad, good drawing, good adaptation of the book. The problem I had with it was that I already knew the story. I much rather read an original Dresden Files book in graphic form as opposed to adapting the novels into graphic books. Especially since I'm not much of a rereader....
I enjoyed my introduction to The Dresden Files. I want to read more! Wondering how the series stayed under my radar for so long.