Search Results: "Yvan Delporte"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PURPLE SMURFS by Peyo
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2010

"Also available: The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (ISBN: 978-1-59707-209-6; paper ISBN: 978-1-59707-208-3), a retitled reissue of their first appearance as characters in an earlier comics series. (Graphic fiction. 6-8)"

BOOK REVIEW

ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD by Yvan Pommaux
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 2, 2015

"Though it's well-stocked with context-building features, the tale's flippant dialogue and inconsistent visual details sound discordant notes. (map, bibliography). (Graphic mythology. 10-13)"
This spare, graphic retelling of the myth features illustrations that underscore its pervasive sadness. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THESEUS AND THE MINOTAUR by Yvan Pommaux
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A distant, uninvolving take on an archetypal hero tale. (bibliography) (Graphic mythology. 10-13)"
The tale of Theseus, recast into graphic-novel form. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

OEDIPUS by Yvan Pommaux
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 7, 2016

"A well-wrought and edifying adaptation. (Graphic mythology. 8-12)"
Reimagined through a hybrid picture-book/comics lens, Oedipus meets his cataclysmic fate. Read full book review >