This graphic novel from screenwriter Boaz Yakin and artist Joe Infurnari tells his story.
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Yakin draws from ancient historical and legendary sources but adds invented incidents to round out Eucles’ character and elevated dialogue to heighten the epic atmosphere: “The gods have laid a feast both bitter and sweet before me.” Among the most historically and culturally significant battle...Jun 19 2012 | Read Full Review of Marathon
This graphic novel opens with the first triumph of the legendary Greek courier (in this case renamed Eucles) over the tyrant king Hippiasâ own son, the death of his parents at Hippiasâ hands, and theMay 28 2012 | Read Full Review of Marathon
In this graphic novel, Yakin adeptly melds history, legend, and imaginative back-story to recreate the Battle of Marathon from the perspective of the runner Eucles (also known as Pheidippedes), who reputedly ran either from Athens to Sparta to beg for reinforcements against the Persian forces of ...| Read Full Review of Marathon
What I need is one pair of fast feet.” Eucles may not be a soldier, but his role is not without threats, as during his speedy travels, Eucles faces the dangers of politics, crafty archers, and more.Apr 19 2012 | Read Full Review of Marathon
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