The Unwritten, Volume 1: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity - Mike Carey, Peter Gross

Delightful and surprising, Mike Carey’s The Unwritten (Vertigo, $9.99) is the first volume of what I hope will be a long series. It’s a comic about stories—not just any stories, but those canonical works by Kipling, Twain, and others that have defined our culture over the years. The Unwritten begins with Tom Taylor, the real-life inspiration for the world- famous fantasy character Tommy Taylor, star of fourteen books, whose identity is suddenly challenged, and whose very life may be in danger. The book’s power comes from its eageDelightful and surprising, Mike Carey’s The Unwritten (Vertigo, $9.99) is the first volume of what I hope will be a long series. It’s a comic about stories—not just any stories, but those canonical works by Kipling, Twain, and others that have defined our culture over the years. The Unwritten begins with Tom Taylor, the real-life inspiration for the world- famous fantasy character Tommy Taylor, star of fourteen books, whose identity is suddenly challenged, and whose very life may be in danger. The book’s power comes from its eagerness to explore the literary canon, focusing on specific texts as well as the lasting effect of great art in general.rness to explore the literary canon, focusing on specific texts as well as the lasting effect of great art in general.

Unwritten Vol. 1: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity By Mike Carey, Peter Gross (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Carey, Peter Gross (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781401225650
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Vertigo - January 12th, 2010