Zeus: King of the Gods by George O’Connor
Zeus: King of the Gods
Zeus: King of the Gods
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Zeus: King of the Gods

Written and illustrated by George O’Connor
Book #1 in the Olympians Series
Published by First Second
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George O’Connor is a Greek mythology buff and a classic superhero comics fan, and he’s out to remind us how much our pantheon of superheroes (Superman, Batman, the X-Men, etc) owes to mankind’s ORIGINAL superheroes: the Greek pantheon. In OLYMPIANS, O’Connor draws from primary documents to reconstruct and retell classic Greek myths. But these stories aren’t sedate, scholarly works. They’re action-packed, fast-paced, high-drama adventures, with monsters, romance, and not a few huge explosions. O’Connor’s vibrant, kinetic art brings ancient tales to undeniable life, in a perfect fusion of super-hero aesthetics and ancient Greek mythology. Volume 1 of OLYMPIANS, ZEUS: King OF THE GODS, introduces readers to the ruler of the Olympian Pantheon, telling his story from his boyhood to his ascendance to supreme power. This title has Common Core connections.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    January 5, 2010
    Reading Age
    9 - 14 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    Lexile® Level

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