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CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #69 Joan of Arc

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CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #69 Joan of Arc

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Originally published as CI #78, 1950; cover from the 1955 edition. Recommended. Adapted by Samuel Willinsky. Art by Henry C. Kiefer. Cover by John Parker. The story of the great heroine of France, Joan of Arc, also known as “The Maid of Orléans”. Born a peasant girl in Domrémy, France in 1412, during the Hundred Years’ War, Joan began to hear celestial voices as a teenager. It was these voices which she claimed guided her in battle against the English, until her capture and fateful trial for heresy. Includes an introduction by William B. Jones and a look at the history of Joan of Arc films, with several illustrations, plus a timeline of her life and discussion topics.

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The story of the great heroine of France, Joan of Arc, also known as “The Maid of Orléans”. Born a peasant girl in Domrémy, France in 1412, during the Hundred Years’ War, Joan began to hear celestial voices as a teenager. It was these voices which she claimed guided her in battle against the English, until her capture and fateful trial for heresy. Includes an introduction by William B. Jones and a look at the history of Joan of Arc films, with several illustrations, plus a timeline of her life and discussion topics.

Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes theme discussions and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.

The Classics Illustrated comic book series began in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas The Three Musketeers, and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have fond memories of this series.

Jones is the author of Classics Illustrated: A Cultural History. Previously we have handled only Classics Comics reprints from publisher Jack Lake. But this new publisher is doing new titles never reprinted by Jack Lake. They are based in England, and nicely enough, are adding new content in the form of biographies, timelines, discussion questions for readers, etc. They also are now using the original Classics Illustrated banner.

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Item Code CLA69
Publisher Classic Comic Store
Publish Date 2017
ISBN 9781911238331
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 6x9
# Pages 48pg
Color Full Color
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