INTERVIEW – The Graphic Novel Reporter

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What made BEOWULF a good candidate for a kids’ comic book series?

I think it’s a natural fit! Heroes like Beowulf, Roland, and El Cid were the superheroes of their age; they defeated monsters, fought wars, and saved nations. The epics of the world are vastly entertaining and I wanted to introduce them to readers who might not be familiar with them and do it in a form (i.e., comics) that would invite them in without hesitation.

That’s just one of the great questions I was asked by The Graphic Novel Reporter in a recent interview. Read the rest here!