The epic tale of the original marathon runner.
It was a turning point in ancient history.
It was the foundation of one of the greatest and most prevailing global peace efforts of the 20th century.
It was the greatest feat—and the tragic death—of a man whose legacy will never be forgotten.
In 490BC, an Athenian messenger named Eucles ran 153 miles from Sparta to Athens, and in so doing preserved ancient Greek civilization from subjugation to the Persian Empire.
This graphic novel from screenwriter Boaz Yakin and artist Joe Infurnari tells his story.
"A must-read." - Comic Book Daily
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ElizaJane - LibraryThing
Reason for Reading: I love Ancient Greek history and the many legends associated with current day events. I had just finished reading about the Persian conquest of its great Empire at this time (to my ... Read full review
MARATHONUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Retold in expressionistic blurs of action, this account of the battle of Marathon chronicles at once a glorious win for the underdogs and an awe-inspiring personal achievement.Cruel Hippias, former ... Read full review