The Last Dragon
Master storyteller Jane Yolen (Owl Moon, Sword of the Rightful King) and celebrated fantasy artist Rebecca Guay (Swamp Thing, Magic: The Gathering) weave a textured and lyrical tale of adventure, homelands, and heroism the hard way.Two hundred years ago, humans drove the dragons from the islands... show more
Master storyteller Jane Yolen (Owl Moon, Sword of the Rightful King) and celebrated fantasy artist Rebecca Guay (Swamp Thing, Magic: The Gathering) weave a textured and lyrical tale of adventure, homelands, and heroism the hard way.Two hundred years ago, humans drove the dragons from the islands of May. Now, the last of the dragons rises to wreak havoc anew — with only a healer’s daughter and a kite-flying would-be hero standing in its way.
Publish date: September 13th 2011
Publisher: Dark Horse Books
Pages no: 142
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Fairy Tales
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
This isn’t your daddy’s dragon slayer story. Just so you know. I think it is best to be up front about these things, don’t you? Yolen’s tale concerns a town in fantasy England that finds itself under siege from a dragon, after all the dragons are supposed to be dead...
There was nothing I truly loved about this graphic novel only things I liked. I enjoyed the art work which was very different then most graphic novel art. I liked the story especially the switch in who the true hero ended up being but was not fond of the dialogue. I liked the fairy tale feel to...
Nice adaptation of Jane Yolen's short story The Last Dragon as a graphic novel. While younger readers are likely to be oblivious to the central romance of the story, there is nothing included that would make this unsuitable for middle grade readers.
The Last Dragon starts much like a traditional fairy tale, with a dragon and a hero to slay it. It diverges from tradition when the hero teams up with a strong woman to defeat the dragon in a truly unconventional way. The story becomes much more compelling, with a much more believably happy ending f...
The last dragon emerges from its egg, wreaking havoc on a the inhabitants of a small town. A young girl is forced to grow up faster than expected when her father disappears. A man who plays "hero" is forced to follow through on his promise. A more mature tale than I was expecting from Yolen, a fe...