The Golden Age, Book 1 (The Golden Age Graphic Novel Series #1) (Hardcover)

By Roxanne Moreil, Cyril Pedrosa (Illustrator), Cyril Pedrosa

First Second, 9781250237941, 224pp.

Publication Date: February 11, 2020

List Price: 29.99*
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Description

Listed in The Beat's most anticipated graphic novels for winter 2020

A medieval saga with political intrigue reminiscent of Game of Thrones, The Golden Age is an epic graphic novel duology from Roxanne Moreil and Cyril Pedrosa about utopia and revolution...

In the kingdom of Lantrevers, suffering is a way of life—unless you’re a member of the ruling class. Princess Tilda plans to change all that.

As the rightful heir of late King Ronan, Tilda wants to deliver her people from famine and strife. But on the eve of her coronation, her younger brother, backed by a cabal of power-hungry lords, usurps her throne and casts her into exile.

Now Tilda is on the run. With the help of her last remaining allies, Tankred and Bertil, she travels in secret through the hinterland of her kingdom. Wherever she goes, the common folk whisper of a legendary bygone era when all men lived freely. There are those who want to return to this golden age—at any cost. In the midst of revolution, how can Tilda reclaim her throne?



About the Author

Roxanne Moreil is a bookseller, as well as a collaborator in a myriad of cartoon-related projects.She is a member of Fumetti, a cooperative from Nantes dedicated to comics and the co-creator of Vie Moderne publishing group with Cyril Pedrosa, where together they began to publish art produced by pairs of authors, inspired by works of great painters. L’Age d’or is her first graphic novel script, co-written alongside Cyril Pedrosa.



Cyril Pedrosa has been a huge comic book fan during his childhood and adolescence. He's worked at Walt Disney and after meeting with writer David Chauvel, began the series Ring Circus with publisher Delcourt. Since then his books include Cœurs solitaires, Brigade Fantôme, Portugal,Les Equinoxes, and L'Âge d'or.

Cyril Pedrosa has been a huge comic book fan during his childhood and adolescence. He's worked at Walt Disney and after meeting with writer David Chauvel, began the series Ring Circus with publisher Delcourt. Since then his books include Cœurs solitaires, Brigade Fantôme, Portugal,Les Equinoxes, and L'Âge d'or.


Praise For The Golden Age, Book 1 (The Golden Age Graphic Novel Series #1)

"Instead of binge-watching Game Of Thrones one more time, journey to a new medieval fantasy land with The Golden Age, a magnificent story of palace intrigue and social uprising by Cyril Pedrosa and co-writer Roxanne Moreil." The AV Club


"The art, coupled with beautiful pacing, rich world-building, and strong characterization, makes for an immersive adventure sure to please the high-fantasy crowd."—Booklist