Rohan at the Louvre

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NBM Publishing Company, 2012 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 128 pages
6 Reviews

Stunning illustrations depict an original fantasy story in this captivating graphic novel. As Rohan, a young Japanese manga artist, is drawing, he meets a mysterious, beautiful woman who tells him of a cursed 200-year-old painting. The painting was created using the blackest ink ever known, which came from a 1,000-year-old tree that the painter had cut down without the approval of the Emperor. The painter was executed for this, but the painting was saved from destruction by a curator of the Louvre. A decade later, Rohan visits Paris and asks the museum to unearth the painting from deep within its archivesóbut he is completely unprepared for the power of the curse he has unleashed.

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Review: Rohan at the Louvre (Rohan Kishibe #1)

User Review  - Patrick - Goodreads

I'm seeing a lot of reviews of people who are complaining about some aspects of the book due mostly to their unfamiliarity with Araki's work. I can sympathize, since some information is thrown at the ... Read full review

Review: Rohan at the Louvre (Rohan Kishibe #1)

User Review  - Moniker - Goodreads

The story was kind of ???? which I think is sort of generally Araki's thing, but something else that is also Araki's thing: badass art. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Hirohiko Araki is a manga artist and the author of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series and the Steel Ball Run series, both of which have been serialized in the popular weekly magazine Shonen Jump.

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