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The Shadow Hero #2: The Dawn of a Golden Age [NOOK Book]

Overview


The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. 

 

Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green ...

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Overview


The Shadow Hero is based on the adventures of the Green Turtle, who solved crimes and fought injustice just like any other comics hero of the 1940s. But this mysterious masked crusader was hiding something more than your run-of-the-mill secret identity . . . The Green Turtle was the first Asian American superhero. 

 

Now, New York Times–bestselling author Gene Luen Yang has created a riveting, hilarious, and moving origin story for the Green Turtle. With artwork by the unmatched Sonny Liew, this gorgeous graphic novel about heroism and heritage is also a loving tribute to the long, rich tradition of American superhero comics. 

 

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The second issue of The Shadow Hero, "Dawn of a Golden Age," follows our hero, Hank, through his superhero training…and into his first fight! Can Hank prevail without actual superpowers? Who exactly is this lovely—and deadly—woman he tries to save from mysterious thugs?

 

Watch for the complete The Shadow Hero graphic novel, available in print and collected ebook in July 2014! 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466861817
  • Publisher: First Second
  • Publication date: 3/18/2014
  • Series: Shadow Hero Series , #2
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: NOOK Kids
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 916,482
  • Age range: 12 - 18 Years
  • File size: 92 MB
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Meet the Author


Gene Luen Yang's first book with First Second, American Born Chinese, is now in print in over ten languages and was a National Book Award finalist and winner of the Printz Award. Yang's other works include the popular comics adapation of Avatar: The Last Airbender, and the New York Times Best-Selling graphic novel diptych Boxers & Saints. The Shadow Hero, the story of the first Asian-American superhero is his most recent graphic novel. geneyang.com

 

Sonny Liew is a Malaysian-born comic artist and illustrator based in Singapore. He is best known for his work on Vertigo's My Faith in Frankie together with Mike Carey and Marc Hempel, and Marvel's adaptation of Sense and Sensibility. The Shadow Hero, a graphic novel written by Gene Luen Yang, is his most recent work. sonnyliew.com

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