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Preview: Marvel Illustrated: The Odyssey #1

Posted by Luke Brown On August - 19 - 2008

Homer gets the full Marvel treatment this fall when The Odyssey gets adapted by Greg Tocchini and Roy Thomas. Hit the jump for an advance look at the epic.

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Troy has fallen after 10 years of battle and now Greece has emerged triumphant in the Trojan War! Traveling back home, Odysseus, Greece’s mightiest warrior, finds himself lost out at see after being blown off course by the ruthless sea god, Poseidon! Homer’s classic epic poem about the hero, Odysseus, finally receives the grand treatment this September in Marvel Illustrated: The Odyssey #1 (of 8)! Join legendary writer Roy Thomas with pencils from the up-and-coming super-star sensation, Greg Tocchini, as they tell the greatest mythological adventure like it’s never been seen before! Odysseus and his crew must cross paths and face some of the most notorious mythological creatures in all of history as they try to survive their ventures back home!

John A. Ams of raves about the Marvel Illustrated line, “I eagerly anticipate the remaining installments. This series has the potential to motivate today’s readers to go beyond the comics and discover the excitement of the novel itself. If you have not already invested in this series, I highly recommend you do.”

Continuing the Marvel Illustrated tradition of acclaimed novel adaptations, Marvel Illustrated: The Odyssey #1 (of 8) will leave you breathless as one of the most timeless wars is waged like you’ve never seen before!

Adapted by ROY THOMAS
Pencils & Cover by GREG TOCCHINI
Rated T+ …$3.99
FOC—8/21/07, On-Sale—9/10/07

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