February 26, 2018

#BookReview: Gamayun Tales Vol.1: The King of Birds by Alexander Utkin

About the Book:

Enter a world of magic and adventure in this stunningly illustrated comic based on traditional Russian folklore and myth.

The King of Birds has victoriously defeated the King of Animals, but he is left gravely injured. He promises a merchant a great reward if he can nurse him back to health. Upon his recovery, they travel far across the land to the domains of the King’s three sisters to claim the merchant’s prize… but can his sisters overcome their greed and give up that which is most precious to them?

Reviewed By: Crossroad Reviews
Publisher: Nobrow
Recommended Age: Middle Grade
Genre: Graphic Novels
How I Acquired this book: Publisher
Overall rating: ★★★★★
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About the Author:
Alexander Utkin is an illustrator, comic artist, designer and musician from Russia. He studied at Moscow State University of Printing Arts, graduating in 2006 with a Master of Arts. The Gamayun Tales are based on Russian folks tales from his youth.

Noteworthy experiences while reading this book:  Magnificant 
Check out author's other books? Yes
Recommend this book? Yes

Notes and Opinions:  This was an amazing story using Russian Folklore to tell it along with stunning graphics. I couldn't put this one down and I cant wait for the next vol. This one if you want something new check this one out! It was way fast but one that made me want to restart it as soon as I was done. I really loved this one. 

Go Into This One Knowing: AMAZING! 

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