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Melusine (english version) - volume 1 - Halloween

Melusine (english version) - volume 1 - Halloween [Kindle Edition]

François Gilson , Clarke , Erica Jeffrey
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Product Description

Product Description

Melusine is a sorcerer’s apprentice, funny and dynamic, who does everything possible to become a powerful witch. Unfortunately, she’s not always successful, and very often her tricks turn against her and her circle. Pumpkins, all sorts of monsters, a haunted castle, a charming prince—everything is there for the greatest pleasure of the readers. Girls or boys, nobody will be bored with Melusine! In this first volume, the charming little witch is working as a nanny in a castle in Transylvania. The lady of the house is a very bad-tempered phantom, her husband is quite a cool vampire, and the footman is a sort of Frankenstein with an exceptionally limited intellect. In short, nothing out of the ordinary...

About the Author

Gilson and Clarke (born the same day, November 16, 1965!), both former art school students, earned their spurs in the comic strip world by creating the magazine Cafard together. As a team, Gilson and Clarke discovered the charms of sorcery while launching Melusine in 1995.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 36298 KB
  • Print Length: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Cinebook (25 Mar 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00CZF946E
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,146,366 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Hi pumpkin. 3 Oct 2014
I like graphic novels anyway so as long as they have good art,I love 'em.
The cover looks good and the first page is excellent,a mirror image of out 'star', Melusine.
This is a translated book from Spanish,I believe.
The first story is good enough to reassure you've made a good purchase.
The stories are usually just one page each with the requisite number of panels.
In this first book you can see the creators are finding their feet story wise but still have some brilliant ideas that they turn into nice reading.Oddly enough,Melusine is a 'bad' witch and she has an opposite number,Melisande.
We don't get to see her until page 21 though.That's particularly good story too.
The art is good and often great.The characters are well drawn and pleasing to the eye.
The background art is pretty good and sometimes add quite a lot to the overall quality.
Shadow is often used to good effect.
I'm not sure what age this is aimed at 'cos there's some neck biting and a bit more macabre,cat crunching.
All good fun if read with tongue in cheek though.
As another reviewer has said,these books end too quickly so it may be best to go for second hand.
That way,it doesn't cost a packet for a relatively short read.
I've read other Cinebooks and they are usually very high quality.
They definitely support re reading in the future.
Although I collect Graphic novels I sometimes donate them to the local X-Ray clinic children's book box.
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