The Eye of the World

The Eye of the World

The Graphic Novel, Volume Two

By Robert Jordan; Chuck Dixon; Marsh Jordan

Tor Books, Hardcover, 9780765331625, 176pp.

Publication Date: June 19, 2012

Description

The second volume of the magnificent "New York Times "bestselling graphic novel adaptation of Robert Jordan's "The Eye of the World "

With the full cooperation of the Jordan estate, "The Eye of the World "has been turned into a stunning comic book series. Volume One of "The Eye of the World: the Graphic Novel "was published by Tor in the Fall of 2011 and was a "New York Times "bestseller.

In "The Eye of the World: the Graphic Novel, Volume Two," scripted by Chuck Dixon and illustrated by Andie Tong, Rand al'Thor, Egwene al'Vere, and their friends flee their home village in the company of Moiraine and her Warder, Lan Mandragoran. Pursued by their enemies, the group seeks sanctuary in Baerlon. Rand's nightmares grow darker. Moiraine takes Egwene under her wing. Lan warns them to trust no one, but should that distrust extend to Lan and Moiraine as well?

"The Eye of the World: the Graphic Novel, Volume Two," collects six issues of "Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World "comic book published by Dynamite Entertainment. This book will feature bonus material that gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a graphic novel.



About the Author
Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He taught himself to read when he was four with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother, and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army; among his decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star with "V" and bronze oak leaf cluster, and two Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses with palm. A history buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism and enjoyed the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing, and sailing, and the indoor sports of poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting. Robert Jordan began writing in 1977 and went on to write The Wheel of Time(r), one of the most important and best selling series in the history of fantasy publishing with over 14 million copies sold in North America, and countless more sold abroad. Robert Jordan died on September 16, 2007, after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis.

Chuck Dixon is a comic book writer best known for his long runs on several Batman titles in the 1990 s for DC Comics. Throughout his prolific career, Dixon has written for" Evangeline" (Comico Comics), "The Savage Sword of Conan, The Punisher War Journal" (Marvel Comics), "Robin, Nightwing, Detective Comics" (DC Comics), and "Simpsons Comics" (Bongo Comics). Dixon worked closely with Robert Jordan on the graphic adaptation of "New Spring" and with Jordan s estate on The "Eye of the World" graphic novel.


Mark Jordan is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor in the Department of Religion at Emory University, Atlanta. His academic interests circle around the varieties of moral rhetoric, the history of Christian teachings on sex, and the ambivalent relations of Christianity to medicine. His books include "Ordering Wisdom: The Hierarchy of Philosophical Discourse in Aquinas" (1986), "The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology" (1997), and "The Silence of Sodom: Homosexuality in Modern Catholicism" (2000).


Praise For The Eye of the World

Praise of The Eye of the World: the Graphic Novel, Volume One:  

“All of the dialogue is straight out of the book. All the characters look like how I might imagine them. Fans of the books will be reminded of the things they enjoyed about the series in the first place.”
—Geeks of Doom  

“Dixon’s pacing is impeccable and his narration bang on. This series continues to impress with its strong storytelling and respectful treatment of Jordan’s source material. A series of craftsmanship and heart.”
—Broken Frontier