Rohan at the Louvre

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NBM Comics Lit, 2012 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 128 pages
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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 archives?but 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  - Jon Hewelt - Goodreads

Interesting story, but I didn't think the execution was very good. A manga artist discovers a painting of pure evil in the Louvre. Unspeakable evil. The dialogue's stilted and the pacing (especially ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Carlos Arsenio Garcia - Goodreads

Gotta love Araki's art and plots (and poses, especially the poses). 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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