The Adventures of Hercules (Graphic Revolve Series)

The Adventures of Hercules (Graphic Revolve Series)

by Martin Powell, Jose Alfonso Ocampo Ruiz
     
 

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Born of a mortal woman and the king of the gods, Hercules is blessed with extraordinary strength. The goddess Hera commands that the mighty Hercules must undergo twelve incredible tasks to pay for a mistake he made in the past. Hercules easily completes the first few labors, as he overpowers a ravenous lion and battles a giant bull barehanded. But not all the gods

Overview

Born of a mortal woman and the king of the gods, Hercules is blessed with extraordinary strength. The goddess Hera commands that the mighty Hercules must undergo twelve incredible tasks to pay for a mistake he made in the past. Hercules easily completes the first few labors, as he overpowers a ravenous lion and battles a giant bull barehanded. But not all the gods support him, and Hercules faces difficult tasks that test his strength and his mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434213846
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
Graphic Revolve Series
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Since 1986, Martin Powell has been a freelance writer. He has written hundreds of stories, many of which have been published by Disney, Marvel, Tekno comix, Moonstone Books, and others. In 1989, Powell received an Eisner Award nomination for his graphic novel Scarlet in Gaslight. This award is one of the highest comic book honors.

Alfonso Ruiz was born in 1975 in Macuspana, Tabasco in Mexico, where the temperature is just as hot as the sauce is. He became a comic book illustrator when he was 17 years old, and has worked on many graphic novels since then. Alfonso has illustrated several English graphic novels, including retellings of Dracula and Pinocchio.

Jorge Gonzalez was born in Monterrey, Mexico, in 1982. Since then, he has dedicated several years of his life to the comic book industry. Jorge began his career as a colorist for the graphic novel retellings of The Time Machine and Journey to the Center of the Earth. In 2006, Jorge, along with several other artists, established Protobunker Studio, where he currently works as a colorist.

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