A Flight of Angels

A Flight of Angels

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The diverse mythology of angels is explored in this lushly painted graphic novel from high-profile fantasy authors including Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles) and Bill Willingham (FABLES).Deep in the woods outside of a magical kingdom, a strange group of faeries and forest creatures discover a nearly dead angel, bleeding and unconscious with a sword by his side. They call a tribunal to decide his fate, each telling stories that delve into different interpretations of these winged, celestial beings: tales of dangerous angels, all-powerful angels, guardian angels and death angels, that range from the mystical to the mysterious to the macabre.This original graphic novel spotlights the painted work of award-winning artist Rebecca Guay, whose other workds include the Vertigo titles VEILS and DESTINY: A CHRONICLE OF DEATHS FORETOLD, as well as World of Warcraft, Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons and Dragons.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 178 x 265 x 14mm | 445g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 1401232000
  • 9781401232009
  • 505,117

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"A captivating that tale weaves five distinct voices into one ethereal vision! This compilation has phenomenal storylines and exceptional art. A Flight of Angels is truly an enchanting and compelling book." ROMANTIC TIMES
"If SUPERMAN is the strength of comics, A FLIGHT OF ANGELS is the soul." AIN'T IT COOL NEWS"
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About Various

Rebecca Guay is one of comics' most venerated fantasy illustratorsworking today. Best known for her work on the popular card game MAGIC: THE GATHERING, Rebecca has also seen extensive publishing in the fantasyand gaming industry with DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS and WORLD OF WARCRAFT.Most recently she teamed up with Eisner Award-winning and NEW YORK TIMESbestselling author Bill Willingham on Vertigo's original graphic novel AFLIGHT OF ANGELS. Rebecca resides in Massachusetts with her husband, artist Matthew Mitchell and daughter Vivian."
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1,100 ratings
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4 34% (378)
3 32% (350)
2 8% (93)
1 2% (20)
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