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A Flight of Angels

Various, Rebecca Guay (Illustrator)

Hardcover

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Paperback (12/4/2012)

Description

The diverse mythology of angels is explored in this lushly painted graphic novel from high-profile fantasy authors including Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles) and Bill Willingham (FABLES).

Deep in the woods outside of a magical kingdom, a strange group of faeries and forest creatures discover a nearly dead angel, bleeding and unconscious with a sword by his side. They call a tribunal to decide his fate, each telling stories that delve into different interpretations of these winged, celestial beings: tales of dangerous angels, all-powerful angels, guardian angels and death angels, that range from the mystical to the mysterious to the macabre.

This original graphic novel spotlights the painted work of award-winning artist Rebecca Guay, whose other workds include the Vertigo titles VEILS and DESTINY: A CHRONICLE OF DEATHS FORETOLD, as well as World of Warcraft, Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons and Dragons.



Praise For A Flight of Angels

"A captivating that tale weaves five distinct voices into one ethereal vision! This compilation has phenomenal storylines and exceptional art. A Flight of Angels is truly an enchanting and compelling book."—ROMANTIC TIMES

"If SUPERMAN is the strength of comics, A FLIGHT OF ANGELS is the soul."—AIN'T IT COOL NEWS 

Vertigo, 9781401232009, 128pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2011



About the Author

Rebecca Guay is one of comics' most venerated fantasy illustratorsworking today. Best known for her work on the popular card game MAGIC: THE GATHERING, Rebecca has also seen extensive publishing in the fantasyand gaming industry with DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS and WORLD OF WARCRAFT.Most recently she teamed up with Eisner Award-winning and NEW YORK TIMESbestselling author Bill Willingham on Vertigo's original graphic novel AFLIGHT OF ANGELS. Rebecca resides in Massachusetts with her husband, artist Matthew Mitchell and daughter Vivian."