The Mighty 12 (Paperback)
Superheroes of Greek Myth
Little, Brown Young Readers, 9780316073660, 48pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2009
Meet the most impressive of the gods and goddesses of Olympus--and even a few monsters--and see them revealed for what they really were: ancient superheroes with the power to shift shape, move mountains, and change fate. In this innovative introduction to Greek mythology, energetic poems and dynamic, comics-style illustrations create a seamless blend of the ancient and contemporary that depicts the gods in all their glory.
About the Author
P. Craig Russell is a highly acclaimed comic and graphic novel artist. He has worked on many series with D.C. Comics, an illustrated series of the fairy tales of Oscar Wilde, and has collaborated with Neil Gaiman on several books, including The Sandman, Endless Nights, and a graphic novel version of Coraline, which is due out next year.