Chivalry

Neil Gaiman

Book - 2021

"An elderly British widow buys what turns out to be the Holy Grail from a second-hand shop setting her off on an epic visit from an ancient knight who lures her with ancient relics in hope for winning the cup"--

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2nd Floor Comics New GRAPHIC NOVEL/Gaiman (NEW SHELF) Due Jul 12, 2022
Series
The Neil Gaiman library
Subjects
Genres
Fantasy comics
Action and adventure comics
Graphic novels
Published
Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Books 2021.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Audience
Ages 12+
Grades 7-9
ISBN
9781506719115
1506719112
Main Author
Neil Gaiman (author)
Other Authors
Colleen Doran, 1963- (artist), Todd Klein (letterer)
Review by Booklist Reviews

*Starred Review* The latest in a series of Gaiman short-story adaptations from Doran, Chivalry is a stunning example of how powerfully comics can enhance an already charming story. When an elderly British widow buys the Holy Grail from a thrift store, she has no idea that she'll find herself visited by the gallant Galahad, who seeks to trade whatever is necessary to finally obtain the Grail. In barely 70 pages, Gaiman and Doran build an entire world that the reader can feel, one that seems so close to reality that it might just, maybe, have existed. While Doran shares the long, intense process of deciding how to approach the art in the endnotes (well worth a read), the art style could be simply described as illuminated manuscript meets charming British graphic memoir. This will appeal to fans of the collaborators' other projects, like Troll Bridge (2016) and Snow, Glass, Apples (2019), but it will also be a strong pick for those with an interest in short fantasy and cozy stories, or anyone with an eye for lingering over a work of art. Copyright 2022 Booklist Reviews.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

"An elderly British widow buys what turns out to be the Holy Grail from a second-hand shop setting her off on an epic visit from an ancient knight who lures her with ancient relics in hope for winning the cup"--

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Another delightfully humorous and sweet fantasy graphic novel adaptation of a Neil Gaiman short story, brought to you by the Eisner award-winning creative team behind Troll Bridge and Snow, Glass, Apples: Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran!An elderly British widow buys what turns out to be the Holy Grail from a second-hand shop, setting her off on an epic visit from an ancient knight who lures her with ancient relics in hope for winning the cup. From the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, Nebula award–winning, and New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman (American Gods) comes this graphic novel adaptation by Colleen Doran (Troll Bridge, Snow, Glass, Apples).