The Collected Beowulf by Gareth Hinds

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The mighty mead-hall of Hrothgar the Dane stands empty at night, for none of his warriors can face the hideous onslaught of the swamp-fiend Grendel. Now, there comes a man from the North -- a man who will face Grendel unarmed and unarmored, in a battle destined to become legend. He is the mightiest of all Viking heroes... Beowulf.

The Collected Beowulf brings together all three volumes of the critically-acclaimed Beowulf comic book miniseries under one cover, along with a new three-page introduction, and full-color reproductions of the black wash paintings of book 3.

 

About Gareth Hinds

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Gareth Hinds is the acclaimed creator of the graphic novels The Odyssey, Beowulf, The Merchant of Venice, and King Lear. About Romeo and Juliet, he says, "The gold standard for romantic tragedy, this play features some of the most brilliant rhymed verse ever written. It was a joy to work with the text and spend time with these characters. And I had a great time drawing the sword fights!" Gareth Hinds lives in New York.
 
Published November 15, 2000 by thecomic.com. 120 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Literature & Fiction, Arts & Photography. Fiction

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A Patchwork of Books

And though The Goose Girl shows a less innovative streak, I think that's mostly because she's set her book inside an old fairy tale, and (correctly I think) used the narrative scaffold to its fullest, leaving less room for wilder invention.Both books do a really subtle job of integrating feminis...

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