The Manga Bible
God's Word as you've never seen it before!
The first ever Manga adaptation of the Bible to be published in English.
Manga comics, the most popular literary form in Japan and Korea, are the fastest growing genre in British and American publishing. Dynamic, action-based artwork combined with pacy, emotional storytelling in a style particularly popular amongst teens and young adults.
Many years in the making, The Manga Bible will be a publishing phenomenon. Artist Siku, one of the UK's hottest comic talents, has brought his distinctive, edgy style to the world's all-time best-selling book. The Manga Bible is a faithful adaptation of the Bible, injected with new energy by Siku's beautiful and dramatic artwork.
The Manga Bible - Raw contains the full Manga adaptation of the Bible plus brief features such as 'Introducing the Bible', creators' commentary on key scenes and a 'Drawing the Manga Bible' workshop Siku himself.
Also available: The Manga Bible - Extreme, which also contains the the full text of the Bible from the acclaimed TNIV translation.
Siku is an illustrator, conceptualist and art director with over a decade's experience in the frontline of the British comics industry. He is best known for his work on Judge Dredd and the successful sci-fi/fantasy weekly comic, 2000AD. His interests include music, basketball, Christian theology and (casual) quantum physics!
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- Publication date:
26 Jul 2007
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Hodder & Stoughton
The older target age group means that The Manga Bible tells many more stories than other children's Bibles, helping the reader gain a much more rounded picture of God. — Alex Taylor, 'Childrens Work' Magazine
'Judge Dredd artist gives Jesus Chris a Manga makeover... Meet the NIV drawn in the style of an action-packed Japanese cartoon. Each section - checked by Bible experts - bears a grabby headline...the style remains epic.' — The Times