This part of the story veers off onto a tangent but t still pretty awesome Dunstan The Champion pair very well together Busiek continues to Rhino in the House: The Story of Saving Samia incorporate humor action drama and a whole lot of mysterynto the story that makes this one a page turner Ben Dewey s art Who Was King Tut? (Who Was?) is tremendous A truly original concept and I h Love this book Its ok but I am not fully comfortable with one of the main caracters orden I found this volume of The Autumnlands engaging but a profound shift seemingly from the plot of the first volume Busiek has Leonyrd and Dusty go on of a picaresue adventure encountering various different forces through the journey Yet t s slow n unfolding and seemingly meandering but as a fantasy adventure there s precedent for such a structure Dewey s art Bellaire s color work are crucial both fresh but nvokes the feel of classic fantasy comics Leonyrd and Dusty both develop as characters and Leonyard becomes likeable The nudity and adult subplots didn t feel crucial to the story but they were not gratuitous or merely salacious either Enjoyable f you don t mind a somewhat digressive fantasy character study Great artwork Solid Story with Who Was King Tut? interesting character development pretty and fun hoping for I bought vol 1 a few days ago andmmediately ordered vol 2 after finishing The Mummy-Makers Of Egypt it This storys so great Trusting this series gets finished eventually Arrived Jock of the Bushveld: Africa's Best Loved Dog Hero (Africa's Bravest Creatures Book 3) in perfect condition Why should you be reading The Autumnlands For one the arts gorgeous I ve got copies of the new Darth Vader comics Ms Marvel Rat ueens Saga The Walking Dead sitting on my bookshelf Only Saga has artwork that even comes close to that Egypt Magnified: With a 3x Magnifying Glass in The Autumnlands It s detailed beautifully drawn wildlynventive and richly colored Nobody draws animals like Dewey In addition to the normal panels the It's Cool to Learn About Countries: Ethiopia (Explorer Library: Social Studies Explorer) issues arenterspersed with two page spreads evocative of paintings on those Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut's Tomb in a bitWhy am. Strandedn the mountains the Great Champion and the young dog wizard Dusty discover gods goats living statues oracular crows and dangerous secrets.
Soldier He doesn t have any loyalties Country Jumper in Djibouti: History Books For Kids Series (History for Kids) in his new world he s a mercenary He s also basically a sci fi special forces operator The people of this world haven t seen anything like him But he also left his entire world behindncluding a familyVolume 2 starts to pull back the layers on the world of the Autumnlands It wasn t always called that And t sn t just populated by animal men We for the first time see humans other than Learoyd Dewey would get along with Frazetta Although they might argue over beers the relative feminine merits of the northern and southern hemispheres The Autumnlands The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families is not terribly family friendly I m kind of disappointed that we left the floating city story but I m loving the slow reveal of the worldAbout those two page spreads They re another attempt to evoke the pulp spirit The titles each different aren a style from mid century slicks but the prose excerpts are pure pulp Each tells a kernel of the story from the perspective of a writer from some time n the future of the main story timeline It s another nice touchWe need graphic novels like this I always am suspicious of five star reviewsNot all of them are from shills or fanboys but too often some are and every time I read This s the best thing I ever read I suspect the writer needs to read Having said that I loved this book The artwork Black History: African Empires is phenomenal and evokes the feel of the adventure literature and boy s stories of the past and the writing calls attention to fantasy and sci fi tropes and turns them upside downI couldn t ask for any from a comic so I have to give the highest rating It deservest Definitely not a kid s comic book safe to say Graphic Novel No Life in Ancient Africa idea wheret s going to go next with story but artwork and humor balance out the blood and violence Usually One of the best fantasy graphic novels out there Entertaining and engaging storytelling Worth every penny. Best of 2015 by The Onion’s AV Club― continues by superstar creators KURT BUSIEK BENJAMIN DEWEY and JORDIE BELLAIRE Collects THE AUTUMNLANDS #7.
I talking about The Autumnlands here What Kids Who are Changing the World: A Book from the Goodplanet Foundation if I told you thatt A Song For Cambodia is billed as Game of Thrones meets Kamandi Wait wait We re all adults here right Right I had better watch my language We know what thiss It s marketing Busiek himself points to Jack Vance s Dying Earth stories as a major Africa (a True Book: The Seven Continents) influence But you can t sellt as The Dying Earth meets Kamandi because many of the potential readers would respond to Jack Vance with Huh Who Busiek points to Conan too Story of the World Text Bundle, Hardcover (Story of the World): History for the Classical Child: Ancient Times through… if you re not sold yetThe Autumnlands has so much of what I loved about Vance and hislk The mix of science fiction and fantasy the sense that Mummies Made in Egypt it takes place both a long time agon a galaxy far far away and The March to Coomassie in our own distant future As I described Volume 1t s old school pulpy stuff walking talking animals magic floating cities and airships walking chairs gigantic winged Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (Daily Life in Ancient Civilizations) insects as mounts and a time traveler from the past with scifimplants A uick rundown on the story from Volume 1 with the obvious caveats regarding spoilers but I ll try to keep them to a minimum The Autumnlands Nelson Mandela: Level 4 is a land of animal men everything from bull terriers to warthogs to owls to bison Theres an underclass who lives on the ground but the aristocrats live on floating cities Including the sorcerers Who have a problem Their magic Let’s Talk About Race: This wonderful book should be a first choice for all collections and is strongly recommended as a… is fading They attempt to revivet by reaching back Nana Asma’u (Nigeria Heritage Series) into time and pulling forward the mythical Champion Theres a lot of debate over just what sort of creature the Champion Ancient Egypt - Read it yourself with Ladybird Level 3 is Dog Bird Bear Nobody expected a humanVolume 2 makes clear that thiss Dusty and Learoyd s story not that of the floating city Dusty Amazing Africa: A to Z is a bull terrier pup and the newly orphaned son of a rich merchant Learoyds the champion The dynamic between the two really works Dusty Brave Norman: A True Story is the earnest callow youth ready for a Hero s Journey Hes also available to provide Childrens Book : Fun facts about Egypt: (Ancient Egypt for kids) (Ages 4 - 12) (egypt picture book, pyramids for kids… info dumps as necessary Learoyds the hard bitten reluctant hero He s About the history of the Autumnlands Secrets that could help them save the world―if they’re able to surviveThis hit epic fantasy series―named.
Kurt Busiek is the New York Times bestselling author of ASTRO CITY MARVELS ARROWSMITH SHOCKROCKETS and dozens of other comics including such well known titles as SUPERMAN IRON MAN and AVENGERS and his own creations including THUNDERBOLTS THE WIZARD'S TALE TOOTH & CLAW SUPERSTAR andHe's won over two dozen industry awards including the coveted Eisner Award for Best New Series Best Series Best Single Issue and and the Harvey Award for Best Writer Best Series and others He even won Wizard Awards for Comics' Greatest MomenttwiceBorn in Boston he now makes his home somewhere in the vast Pacific Northwest with his wife two children and a Welsh corgiOn the webbusiekcomtwittercomkurtbusiek