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Heathen: Volume 2

Heathen: Volume 2
 

The critically acclaimed, sell-out hit HEATHEN, from writer-illustrator, Natasha Alterici, continues in Volume 2. Aydis the banished viking sets sail on the open sea to reach Heimdall, the magical entrance to the land of the gods. She'll need the help of a crew of worldly pirate ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781939424297
Barcode 9781939424297
Published 10 September 2019 by Vault Comics
Format Paperback
Author(s) By (artist) Alterici, Natasha
Edited by Martin, Charles
Edited by Wassel, Adrian F.
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ISBN-13 9781939424297
ISBN-10 1939424291
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Vault Comics
Imprint Vault Comics
Publication Date 10 September 2019
International Publication Date 13 August 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By (artist) Alterici, Natasha
Edited by Martin, Charles
Edited by Wassel, Adrian F.
Category Fantasy Fiction
Graphic Novels
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 257mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 249g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text Graphic Novels: General
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 921888

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The critically acclaimed, sell-out hit HEATHEN, from writer-illustrator, Natasha Alterici, continues in Volume 2. Aydis the banished viking sets sail on the open sea to reach Heimdall, the magical entrance to the land of the gods. She'll need the help of a crew of worldly pirate women and man-eating mermaids to survive the dangerous journey. Back on land, the cursed Valkyrie Brynhild and the goddess of love Freyja are chipping away at Odin's power, testing the god-king's patience and tempting his wrath. Collects issues 5 through 8. REVIEWS: IGN -- Heathen returns from its break and it remains one of the best comics on the stands... I just want to spend more time in this world, and really, isn't that the reaction you should have to art? ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY -- Alterici's innovative saga - about a queer Viking woman who is exiled for her sexuality and reacts by declaring war on Odin himself - initially came out in digital form only. Now, interested readers can catch up on the story's beginning in one place with its first trade collection. THE A/V CLUB -- The series operates on two levels: It's a sweeping Nordic fantasy, but it's also a personal story about coming out and coming of age in a culture that doesn't accept who you truly are. The intersection of those two narrative planes is what makes Heathen so engrossing, and the grander elements of the plot have more emotional impact because they are tied to Aydis' queer awakening. COMIC BASTARDS -- Hot take alert: Natasha Alterici is the real deal. BITCHMEDIA -- Alterici is that rarest of comic writers whose sense of story and pacing is equal to her tremendous artistic skill.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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