Promethea, Book 1

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Comics narrate the story of university student Sophie Bangs as she fights mystical places and spirits to unveil the truth behind mythical warrior woman, Promethea.

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Alan Moore, like Neil Gaiman, constantly flirts with the too-smart-for-his-own-good aesthetic without alienating his readers. Promethea weaves Moore's trademark scholarly mysticism with wild, fun swipes at post-everything culture in a complex tale based on the importance of story. Following a teenage girl, whose interest in an obscure and possibly real heroine leads to her assumption of the heroine's role, Promethea draws on a century of comics art to express themes of history and fiction. Action, intimacy, fantasy, and ennui all find their place, and when it's over, the reader will hunger for the next collection. --Rob Lightner

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Moore, Alan; Williams, J. H.; Gray, Mick
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Book Description U.S.A.: America's Best Comics/WildStorm/DC Comics, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Promethea was the masterpiece of Alan Moore's America's Best Comics (ABC) line (published by DC Comics, although not attributed thus anywhere in the book). Illustrated by J.H. Williams III and Mick Gray, it told the story of Sophie Bangs, who is inhabited by the mystic warrior Promethea. Rich with supernatural imagery and creative storytelling, the series further elevated the reputation of writer Alan Moore (Watchmen, From Hell, V for Vendetta, etc.). This copy is still in its original shrink wrap from the printer--absolutely pristine. Bookseller Inventory # 151591

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