Legendary creator Matt Wagner (MAGE, GRENDEL, SUPERMAN/BATMAN/WONDER WOMAN: TRINITY) and rising star artist Amy Reeder Hadley, present Vertigo's newest ongoing fantasy epic MADAM XANADU.
Centuries long and around the far reaches of the globe, her tale winds before the ageless fortuneteller, whose powers of sight can change the course of human events.
As the mysterious past of Madam Xanadu is slowly unraveled, Wagner takes us on a journey throughout her history, from a medieval kingdom beset by foul sorcery to the court of Kublai Khan. Eventually Madam Xanadu returns to Europe as mystic advisor to Marie Antoinette, and as political tensions begin to boil, the Phantom Stranger makes his return. This time he seeks to kick-start the revolution and ensures that Paris's streets run red - a blood sacrifice that will keep certain demonic forces at bay.
Readers will also be happy to discover that the fan-favorite character Death from THE SANDMAN makes a special appearanceas Madam Xanadu wagers her immortality in a game of chance against.
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Matt Wagner is one of the most highly regarded creators in the comics business. He is perhaps best known for creating the legendary Grendel titles, many of which he wrote and/or drew. He also provided words and pictures for Batman/Grendel, Mage and Sandman Mystery Theatre. Amy Reeder Hadley is a young manga artist who made a big splash with Fool's Gold.Review:
"A very successful debut... pulled me in and left me wanting more" - IGN.com "Amy Reeder Hadley's art has a wonderful delicacy and charm to it." - TheXAxis.com "A well-crafted book... the artwork is as superb as you're going to find in a fantasy comic." - ComicsNexus.com "Amy Reeder Hadley brings a beautiful mixture of classic elegance and Manga-influence to her linework" - ComicBookResources.com"
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Descripción Vertigo, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Amy Reeder Hadley Ilustrador. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M1401222919
Descripción Vertigo, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111401222919
Descripción Vertigo, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New!. Nº de ref. de la librería VIB1401222919