Olympians: Artemis: Wild Goddess of the Hunt
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Shunned even before she was born and destined to live a life of solitude, Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt, finds power through her skilled hunting ability and mighty bow. She slays those who wish to do harm to the innocent and takes care of the young and helpless. She protects women and young girls, helps in childbirth, soothes, and is unrivaled in her hunting abilities. In the latest volume of Olympians, New York Times-bestselling author George O'Connor continues to turn his extensive knowledge of the original Greek myths into rip-roaring graphic novel storytelling.
January 31, 2017
7.5 X 9.8 X 0.3 inches | 0.57 pounds
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About the Author
George O'Connor is the New York Times-bestselling author of Olympians, the series of graphic novels featuring the tragic, dramatic, and epic lives of the Greek Gods. His first graphic novel, Journey into Mohawk Country, pushed the boundaries of the genre, using as its sole text the actual historical journal of the seventeenth-century Dutch trader Harmen Meyndertsz van den Bogaert. He also illustrated acclaimed playwright Adam Rapp's Ball Peen Hammer. He teamed up with writer Daniel G. Newman on Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy, the first volume in the World Citizen Comics series. George is also the creator of popular picture books such as the New York Times-bestselling Kapow! and If I Had a Triceratops. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. You can visit him at georgeoconnorbooks.com.
"An excellent addition to graphic novel and Greek mythology collections."--School Library Journal, starred review
"O'Connor offers a portrait of the Wild Goddess of the Hunt as probably the last of the Olympians you'd want to cross." --Kirkus
"O'Connor's cinematic artwork is an enthusiastic vehicle for these tales, with plenty of action and an expressive, strong deity at its center."--Booklist