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Hi! I'm Eric Shanower, the award-winning and New York Times bestselling cartoonist, author, and illustrator. My work has been widely published--from Marvel Comics to Random House, from Nickelodeon Magazine to BBC television.
My current comics project, Age of Bronze, tells the complete story of the Trojan War in all its dramatic detail. Every version from Homer's Iliad on down will be newly integrated in comics form when Age of Bronze is finished. It's also set in the correct period--the 13th century BCE. Age of Bronze has been published by Image Comics since 1998, garnering two Eisner Awards, a Gran Guinigi, and a slew of nominations. The second volume, Sacrifice, was selected as one of the Best Books of 2004 by the editors of Publishers Weekly. In addition to English, Age of Bronze is published in Spanish, French, Polish, Italian, Croatian, and Indonesian. To see sample pages and excerpts, go to my Age of Bronze website.

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Upcoming Appearances

Anyone who likes my Eisner Award-winning Oz comics from Marvel, such as The Emerald City Oz, should check out my other Oz comics, like Little Adventures in Oz, Volume 2, published by IDW.

Cover of The Emerald City of Oz #1
Cover of Little Adventures in Oz, volume 2

Current and Forthcoming Publications:

  • Taking Aim: Power and Pain, Teens and Guns, edited by Michael Cart, Harper Teen, September 2015: 20 page comics story featuring the Greek gods
  • The Giant Garden of Oz, Dover Publications Inc., November 2015: revised edition with a new cover
  • Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland, IDW, June 2015: collection of mini-series, new introduction
  • Oz Omnibus, Marvel Comics, September 2014: collection of all six L. Frank Baum Oz adaptations, new introduction by me, new cover art by Skottie, plus the Oz Sketchbook and Oz Primer
  • Fables #142, DC/Vertigo Comics, July 2014: art, 3 pp.
  • Betrayal Part Two, Image Comics, August 2013: collects Age of Bronze issues #27-#33
  • Age of Bronze #33, Image Comics, July 2013

  • Several Times Removed


    my blog of crazy family stories
    --discussions and discursions about
    the people, places, histories, and mysteries
    of the Shanower and Maxine families
    and all their branches.

    Recommended Graphic Novels
    A list for teachers and librarians.

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Eric Shanower - Best Writer / Artist 2001 Eisner Awards!

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