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A special adaptation of the big-screen retelling of the ancient myth from filmmakers Neil Gaiman, Roger Avary and Robert Zemeckis! In the sixth century, the warrior Beowulf must do battle with the monster Grendel as well as Grendel's mother and a dragon who has a personal connection to the Scandanavian warrior. Adapted by Chris Ryall and Gabriel Rodriguez (Clive Barker's The Great and Secret Show).

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User Review  - Kesterbird - LibraryThing

This is a maddeningly awful retelling of Beaowulf, perfectly epitomized by the depiction of Grendal's mother as a perky-boobed blond lady whose only non-human trait is that her feet and legs are just ... Read full review

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User Review  - jayde1599 - LibraryThing

I picked up a new graphic novel based on the story of Beoulf. Beowulf was one of my favorite books read in HS english classes. This graphic novel is actually based on the 2007 movie screenplay. I didn ... Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Chris Ryall is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of IDW, a San Diego-based comic-book publisher. He's written dozens of comics and was nominated for the Eisner Award for Best Short Story in 2006. He writes a weekly column for and is the former Editor-in-Chief and Chief Content Provider/Webmaster for filmmaker Kevin Smith's pop culture site,

Scott Tipton, founder and Editor-in-Chief of, writes the weekly column of the same name, the most highly trafficked. He has written for, and has written stories for #2 and #3 of "Doomed", and is author of the graphic novels "Spike: Old Wounds", "Spike: Lost And Found", and "Angel Spotlight: Wesley".

Roger Avary is the writer-director of the neo-noir crime thriller Killing Zoe and the filmed adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel The Rules of Attraction. He received an Academy Award(R) for his work as a writer with Quentin Tarantino on Pulp Fiction. Originally from the United States, he now lives in England.

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