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Graphic Myths and Legends: Isis & Osiris

By Jeff Limke
Illustrated by David Witt

The Graphic Myths and Legends series brings some of the world’s most enduring stories to life for a new audience. These graphic novels are action-packed and high-interest. They offer a high-quality introduction to each culture’s mythology and historic

Osiris is the greatest king and god of the Land of the Nile. He is a generous ruler, and the people love and worship him--along with his wife and queen, the goddess Isis. But Osiris's jealous brother Set has a terrible plan to get rid of Osiris forever and take his place on the Egyptian throne. Will Egypt suffer under an evil tyrant? Or can Isis use her magic and her love to save Osiris and conquer Set?

About the author

Jeff Limke was raised in North Dakota, where he first read, listened to, and marveled at Arthurian tales of knights and their adventures. Limke later taught these stories for many years and has written several adaptations of them. His Graphic Myths and Legends work includes King Arthur: Excalibur Unsheathed, Isis & Osiris: To the Ends of the Earth, Thor & Loki: In the Land of Giants, Jason: Quest for the Golden Fleece, Theseus: Battling the Minotaur, and Arthur & Lancelot: The Fight for Camelot. Other stories have been published by Caliber Comics, Arrow Comics, and Kenzer and Company. David Witt is an artist living and working in Saint Paul, Minnesota. His work as a poster artist has been published in the Art of Modern Rock by Paul Grushkin and Dennis King, and Gig Posters by Clayton Hayes. He has done menu screen art for Guitar Hero II, as well as creating numerous T-shirt designs and album art for bands around the world. He continues to work freelance and also finds time to paint and participate in art shows around the country. In the summer he spends most of his time in his garden. His work at Lerner includes Isis and Osiris, The Hero Twins, Nightmare on Zombie Island, Captured by Pirates, and Attack of the Mutant Meteors.

ISBN: 9780822564829
Imprint: Graphic Universe – Lerner Publishing Group
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 1, 2007
Dimensions: 162 x 235mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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