Flight, Volume 1

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Image Comics, Aug 25, 2004 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
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Volume One of Flight features stories by professionals and non-professionals alike, all playing on the theme of flight in its many incarnations. From the maiden voyage of a home-built plane to the adventures of a young courier and his flying whale to a handful of stories about coming of age and letting things go, this first volume of Flight is full of memorable tales that will both amaze and inspire.

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User Review  - krau0098 - LibraryThing

This is the second volume in Kibuishi’s Flight series. As with the first Flight volume this is a collection of graphic short stories. I thought this volume was much, much better than Flight Vol 1. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - krau0098 - LibraryThing

This was a well done anthology of graphic novel short stories all somehow involving flight. The stories involve a wide variety of styles and themes. Some of them I loved and some were just okay. Some ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

The award-winning illustrator Catia Chien draws inspiration from her childhood in Brazil, where she learned to climb trees, daydream, and make friends with neighborhood dogs, parrots, and cats. She lives in Santa Ana, California.

Kazu Kibuishi was 24 years old and working full-time in the animation industry when he began developing the idea of doing "Flight," He began contacting his friends in the animation, comics, and graphic novel world to see if they would want to join the project. Little did he know that it would draw him into comics full-time. He now works from his home studio in Pasadena, California, creating and promoting "Flight" and his popular young adult comic "Daisy Kutter," which was nominated as an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults -- the only graphic novel on the list in 2005.

Born in England and raised in Hong Kong, Kean Soo is a self-taught cartoonist and formally trained electrical engineer currently residing in Canada. In addition to his online comics, several of his stories have been published in various comic anthologies.

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