Each week we’ll be turning the spotlight on one of the many quality graphic novels from our extensive back catalogue.
This week it’s the turn of The Flying Friar.
Based on the true story of the 17th century Saint Joseph of Copertino, who whilst in the ecstasy of the Holy Spirit could fly, had immense strength and could see and hear across the world. Joseph must face his family, his church, the Inquisition and the Pope himself on his way to enlightenment and peace with God.
A story of religion against science, friend against friend, and a very familiar tale being told centuries ago, in a small Italian farming village. Smallville meets The Name Of The Rose.
“Rarely straying from a beautiful palette of browns and golds, the artistic team behind this reissue show in a series of clipped, well-written scenes how Joseph’s levitations earn him the attentions of the Vatican.” – The Guardian
Written by Rich Johnston with art by Thomas Nachlik and Ian Sharman, click the links below to order or download The Flying Friar now!