Visit our Christmas Gift Finder
Beowulf (Hardback)
  • Beowulf (Hardback)
zoom

Beowulf (Hardback)

(artist), (author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£26.99
Hardback 200 Pages / Published: 17/01/2017
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
SANTIAGO GARCIA and DAVID RUBIN unite to bring forward the myth of Beowulf, which has endured for a thousand years, inspired an epic poem, become a foundational piece of English literature, and influenced generations of authors: from J.R.R. Tolkien and Seamus Heaney to a multitude of Hollywood screenwriters.

BEOWULF tells of the tale of a Scandinavian hero in lands that would become what is now Denmark and Sweden. A monster, Grendel, has arrived in the kingdom of the Danes, devouring its men and women for over a decade until Beowulf arrives to save them.

GARCIA and RUBIN faithfully follow the original story for a new version that is neither revisionist nor postmodern, but captures the tone and important details of the poem, translating its potent, epic resonance and melancholy into a contemporary comic that isn't standard swords and sorcery or heroic fantasy fare, but rather an ancient story with a modern perspective that remains respectful of the source material.

Publisher: Image Comics
ISBN: 9781534301207
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 1533 g
Dimensions: 312 x 221 x 23 mm

You may also be interested in...

Southern Bastards Volume 2: Gridiron
Added to basket
The Bad Doctor
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Feynman
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
You Know You Are A Dog Lover: 1 1
Added to basket
Jane Eyre: Original Text
Added to basket
The Importance of Being Ernest
Added to basket
Everything is Teeth
Added to basket
£16.99
Hardback
Manga Shakespeare Tempest
Added to basket
A Christmas Carol: Original Text
Added to basket
Nemo: Roses Of Berlin
Added to basket
Complete Don Quixote
Added to basket

“Another version of this ancient tale – well-illustrated”



A new rendering of the story of Beowulf and Grendel and the events subsequent to Grendel's defeat, this works well. Bloody and with a high body count, it tells of the Norse legend with a lot of illustrations of... More

Hardback edition
26th February 2017
Helpful? Upvote 20

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.