Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel

Artemis Fowl The Graphic Novel In audiences first met and fell in love with a twelve year old criminal mastermind named Artemis Fowl Since then the series has sold over seven million copies in the United States alone Now th

  • Title: Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel
  • Author: Eoin Colfer Andrew Donkin Giovanni Rigano Paolo Lamanna
  • ISBN: 9780786848812
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 2001, audiences first met and fell in love with a twelve year old criminal mastermind named Artemis Fowl Since then, the series has sold over seven million copies in the United States alone Now, this phenomenally successful series is being translated into a graphic novel format Eoin Colfer has teamed up with established comic writer Andrew Donkin to adapt the text FIn 2001, audiences first met and fell in love with a twelve year old criminal mastermind named Artemis Fowl Since then, the series has sold over seven million copies in the United States alone Now, this phenomenally successful series is being translated into a graphic novel format Eoin Colfer has teamed up with established comic writer Andrew Donkin to adapt the text For the first time, rabid fans will be able to see what Foaly s tin hat looks like discover just how Beet Root got his name and of course, follow their favorite criminal mastermind as he plots and connives in action packed, full color panels.

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    1. A graphic novel version of the first book in the Artemis Fowl series.I was highly disgusted with the illustrations in the book. Butler's neck was drawn out of proportion and was a revolting mass of flesh that only made me feel ill. Further more, the rest of the illustrations, the ones that I had crafted in my head when I had first read the book were NOTHING like the ones in this book. Everybody was crudely drawn and uglier then I could have imagined. Among the opening chapters was a page that I [...]

    2. I love the Artemis Fowl book series, but in my opinion the heavily-stylized artwork of the graphic novel really detracts from the story -- to the point where I'm too busy shielding my eyes from the lumpy, mutated character designs to actually read any of the text.I generally enjoy graphic novels (as anyone who has seen my manga and comic book collection can attest), but I find the presentation of this specimen fairly uninteresting. For example, looking at the front cover: Does this picture make [...]

    3. I didn't understand the point of this book. The main character was completely unlikable! A spoiled, pretentious little kid who needs to learn when to just shut up, Artemis Fowl is a terrible main character. I kept hoping he'd die or get arrested or something. Sadly, he doesn't.

    4. Πολύ ενδιαφέρον graphic novel! Ωραιά γραφικά, γρήγορη πλοκή. Μου φάνηκε ότι τέλειωσε γρήγορα οπότε πιστευω το ιδανικό θα ήταν να διαβαστεί πρώτα το βιβλίο και ύστερα το graphic novel σαν συμπληρωμα. Πολύ καλή προσπάθεια όμως.

    5. Overall I really liked this book. I understood that the characters features would be exagerated (as they are in many GNs) and so I was only slightly disappointed in the artists depictions. My biggest complaint about the characters was the portrayal of Butler. I alwasy saw him as a huge guy but with slightly more finesse and style. I was also a little shocked by the sexyness of Holly. Our very first view of her is in a tank-top that is falling off and boyshorts and our second is of her in the sho [...]

    6. Who knew Butler is blond, Artemis is near anorexic skinny and Julius is, well, gray. I loved the visuals that a graphic novel can give a book to make it come alive. While the graphics are amazing, the story hasn't changed, in fact, it looses a lot of its depth because it is so short. The two best things about the Artemis Fowl books are the sharp dialogue and rounded characters, and both of these qualities are lost in the graphic novel. Because I am already a huge fan of Eoin Colfer and the Artem [...]

    7. Artemis Fowl Graphic Novel   Honestly, I'm not a huge fan. I never read the original books, so I don't have any background knowledge. Maybe I would have liked the story better if I read it in the traditional format first. As a first-time reader, I found Artemis to be cocky (although as a 12-year old genius, I guess he has the right to be) and irritating. All he cared about was money, it seemed. And his evil plan was to steal the money by kidnapping a fairy and holding him for ransom. I can se [...]

    8. Fairies and elves from a magical realm with technology beyond the human world still needed time to 'hack' into Interpol's database. Haha. Some agencies get too much credit.Overall, this book is surprisingly entertaining.I loved the color work and the twist at the end.

    9. 'Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel' could have been better. Like extremely better. Having read the series and knowing how it goes did ruin what I thought of the graphic novel because the novel itself was SO GOOD. Like incredibly, amazingly, stupendously good. Artemis Fowl is a complicated character who was quite attractive and intelligent in the novel. In the graphic he just looks like a weirdo with an even weirder hairstyle. And acts as if he is only a criminal and not the child prodigy that he i [...]

    10. As many times as I've read the source material, I've never actually gotten around to reading the graphic novels. Needless to say, this didn't disappoint! It was every bit as amusing as the book.

    11. Ich mag "Artemis Fowl" und der Comic hat mir Spaß gemacht zu lesen. Wer des Englischen nicht mächtig ist, wird hier betrübt sein. Es ist nur der erste Teil als Comic auf Deutsch erschienen.

    12. Summary: Based on the children's book (or YA?) Artemis Fowl, this graphic novel follows a child genius trying to kidnap a fairy for ransom. What I liked:- I used to absolutely love the Artemis Fowl books, and read them all when I was about nine or ten. Since that's quite a while ago now, I had mostly forgotten about the details of the story and it was lovely to revisit my childhood hero (who doesn't want to be an extremely intelligent criminal mastermind?)- This graphic novel doesn't seem to pre [...]

    13. I read Artemis Fowl back in high school. That means more or less fifteen years ago. I actually loved him more than Harry Potter and it was one of the first books I've read in English as well as in Italian. Think about it for a moment. It was, let's say, the year 2000. was something that existed only in the US; the only way to get books in English was to actually go to an English-speaking country. But yeah, you could find something here and there but those books were soooo expensive. Artemis was [...]

    14. In 2001, the Artemis Fowl novel was published. As a result of the novels popularity, Artemis Fowl has been transformed into a graphic novel format. Through this graphic novel, readers will be able to see and experience the underground fairy world, examine Foaly’s inventions, and follow their favorite character as this graphic novel is action packed and is designed with full-color panels. Even though this graphic novel is action packed and I am a big fan of the original novel, I did not particu [...]

    15. Artemis Fowl: The graphic novel by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin is about a boy named Artemis Fowl, a twelve year old who is one of the greatest criminal masterminds of the century. After the mysterious disappearance of his father, Artemis tries to save his family's declining fortune. Once he finds out that fairies exist, he begins to search for fairy gold. In search of fairy gold, he finds that he might need to hold a fairy hostage in order to find it. Artemis tells the fairies that he will rel [...]

    16. GRAPHIC NOVEL REQUIREMENT- Ok, so I loved this graphic novel. I'd read the original Artemis Fowl series, and so for my graphic novel requirement I thought it would be interesting to read this version to compare. It's a little bit upsetting to see some characters depicted so differently than I had pictured them, but I think the plot of the story fits perfectly with this genre. Artemis Fowl, twelve-year-old evil genius, has discovered the book of Faerie and decides to kidap a member of the faerie [...]

    17. I read the non-graphic-novel version of Artemis Fowl (and reviewed it here), and while I loved that story, this graphic novel didn't capture the same feeling. Having visuals was nice, but on top of the descriptions not matching the book's descriptions in some cases (most notably Holly, who seems whitewashed and more traditionally feminine than described), it pushed the story toward being more action-oriented than I like. Artemis also doesn't come across as the arrogant, brilliant character he do [...]

    18. I finished but did not much like the original book of Artemis Fowl, but as a graphic novel, it is waaaayyyy cool. When I first saw that they turned it into a GN I thought it would be a great hook to get kids into the whole series. NOW, I'm hoping they just go ahead and GN all the books in the series. Excellent art can do amazing things to a story. When a teacher friend walked into the room where I was reading this today, I didn't even look up. "Wow," she said, "You're really in the ZONE."

    19. I'm still reading this book i know half of the story already. so this boy named Artemis from (mafia) and holly (fairy) so they are going to stop the goblins from taking over the world. also the leprocons are trying to help the fairies to stop them. also holly was risking Artemis life for him because she wants to have Artemis and his dad back together because his dad is missingd holly is thinking in her mind why am i helping Artemis if hes a top criminal of the Mafia and hes only 17 yrs old.

    20. It's the "first" of Artemis's adventures translated into graphic format. It's great for getting into the series, great for review, great addition to any AF collection, basically it's a great book.The graphic is astonishing, being different, sort of sketchy and georgeously coloured. It's nice to see other people interpretions of these wonderful characters.However, if you read this but not the novel, I advice you to read it. I imagine it not working well as a standalone piece.

    21. This is a 5 star rating from someone who has never read the actual book (but now wants to). Not sure how it holds up in comparison, but I thought this was extremely well done and entertaining. Can't keep it on the shelves in the Children's Room where I work either, which is the highest praise, I suppose.

    22. I've listened to, or read, all the Artemis Fowl books. So picking up the graphic version just made sense. It's a great way to take in the first Fowl story. Solid depictions of the characters make it fun to look at and read. Plus it's a super fast read. I like to read slowly, especially when I've got pictures to look at, and I was finished with this thing in an hour or so.

    23. This was a nice visual experience after having read the other books in the series. It was interesting to see the interpretations of the characters, though some were not even close to what I pictured. Who would have thought Mulch Diggums could be cute? I'd recommend reading the original first, as this one is somewhat abridged.

    24. Ik heb dit boek ooit gekocht omdat ik in de graphic novel fase zat. Het os zeker niet slecht maar heb al veel betere gelezen. De tekeningen zijn erg donker en ik kon het verhaal ook maar moeilijk volgen.

    25. Though interesting to see what the characters were envisioned to look like, I cnnot say that the style of the book enhanced my experience of the story, even though I've enjoyed comic book stories before, but always with stories that I have read exclusively in that format.

    26. Probably only got as far as realizing that Butler was being portrayed as a hulking white man with a neck like a gorilla before chucking this across the room. My mental image has always been a bit moredapper?

    27. I thought this was a nice graphic novel interpretation of the first book. Although Butler looked VERY different than I ever pictured him. Obviously quite a lot was cut out, but I thought it was done very well so the story still made complete sense and the art in this book was also very nice.

    28. I had earlier read this book in its text form and loved it. This was a lot of fun, as I could see what the different fairy-types would look like. Though, I did think that the Artemis and his bodyguard would look a little different.

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