In this adaptation of William Shakespeare's play, Romeo and Juliet are members of rival Yakuza families in modern-day Tokyo and their forbidden love leads to tragedy for both their families. The Manga Shakespeare series also includes Hamlet, Much Ado about Nothing, and King Lear.
During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600's an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly 30 years on a deserted island. (For more graphic classics in this series, click on the series link in the Catalog Record.)
When an old king tries to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, he unleashes a power struggle that will tear his family and the kingdom apart. This book is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's play.
The Trojan War raged for ten years until the Greek armies triumphed. But the victors were cursed by jealous gods and set out in stormy seas to face their fates. It took more than gods and monsters to keep King Odysseus from returning home.
Terrified of being killed by one of his children, Kronos devours each of his offspring in turn. Only Zeus, the youngest, is saved. Though raised to enjoy a life of leisure, Zeus must fulfill his destiny and lead a new race of gods--and he must begin by destroying his own father.
This graphic novel, narrated in Thoreau's own words, weaves together elements from Walden, "Civil Disobedience," "Walking," and Thoreau's journals to tell the story of his two years in the woods and of the night he spent in jail for refusing to pay a poll tax.