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The Smurf King (Smurfs Graphic Novels Series #3)

The Smurf King (Smurfs Graphic Novels Series #3)

by Peyo, Yvan Delporte
     
 

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When Papa Smurf leaves the village in search of a rare herb, the Smurfs are left without a leader. The Smurfs decide to elect a new leader, but every Smurf votes for himself! When one unnamed Smurf defeats Brainy Smurf in a second election, he declares himself King Smurf, ruler of all the Smurfs! Brainy Smurf leads a rebellion against the Smurf King that results in

Overview

When Papa Smurf leaves the village in search of a rare herb, the Smurfs are left without a leader. The Smurfs decide to elect a new leader, but every Smurf votes for himself! When one unnamed Smurf defeats Brainy Smurf in a second election, he declares himself King Smurf, ruler of all the Smurfs! Brainy Smurf leads a rebellion against the Smurf King that results in the entire village being thrown into chaos. Will Papa Smurf come back in time to save the village? Or will King Smurf rule the village forever?

Editorial Reviews

Douglas Wolk
…a sneaky, dryly nutty political satire…Delporte and Peyo were writing for two audiences at once: Kids may see only the giddy adventure story, but their parents will catch the stinging wit beneath it.
—The Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597072243
Publisher:
Papercutz
Publication date:
11/23/2010
Series:
Smurfs Graphic Novels Series, #3
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
414,597
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Considered a legend in the comics world, Yvan Delporte was a writer often credited with helping to usher in the “Golden Age” of Franco-Belgian comics. Best known for his work on “Smurfs,” Delporte also served as Editor-In-Chief for the comics magazine “Spirou,” helping to create the memorable comics character “Gaston Lagaffe.”

Peyo created The Smurfs in his comic strip “Johan And Peeweet”. Peyo wrote over 8 extremely popular titles in Europe throughout his storied career. In 2008 the country of Belgium celebrated what would have been his 80th birthday by issuing a 5 Euro coin featuring his creation, The Smurfs.

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