October 16, 2008
Posted by: Gina Gagliano
Categories: Uncategorized


“If you’re a discerning graphic novel reader who wants a
much richer experience than what one usually expects from the medium, pick up Prince
of Persia
— you’re in for a treat.” – Critical Mass

“LeUyen Pham and Alex Puvilland . . . depict all the book’s
swords fights, courtly intrigues, romantic interludes and lucid dreamscapes
with a style that evokes Middle Eastern art and design while retaining the
vibrancy of modern action cartoons.” – Chicago Sun-Times

“The book is not a simple action-adventure, however, but
instead tells two intertwining stories of love, death, betrayal, and fate .” – I Love Rob

“It’s an amazingly well constructed story, one that manages
to withhold bits of important information until the precise moment where their
revelation will have the greatest impact.” – Every Day is Like a Wednesday

One Comment on “ A Persian Adventure ”

  • Ed McKeogh | October 16th, 2008 11:15 am

    After purchasing a copy of this book at SDCC, this is what I wrote on my blog:
    “*Prince of Persia: The Graphic Novel* by game developer Jordan Mechner, author A.B. Sina, and artists LeUyen Pham and Alex Puvilland, available from :01 First Second Books, completely seduced me. I’ve never played the video game, though I’m fascinated by it’s artistry. But this book is simply beautiful, and I had to–HAD TO–get it. It’s elegant and nuanced and compelling–everything a good book should be–AND it’s a graphic novel. If this thing doesn’t win awards of some kind, the jury’s fixed.”
    In other words, you’re preaching to the choir. Congrats on the great reviews!

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