The Monkey King (GN 1)
Title: The Monkey King
Volume: GN 1
Distributor: Dark Horse Comics
Release date: 2005-04-27
Suggested retail price: $14.95
Age rating: 17+
Based on the 16th-century, Chinese fantasy adventure classic, Journey To The West (also the inspiration for Dragon Ball!) Katsuya Terada's take on the legend of the Monkey King is a savage, lusty saga.
He raised holy hell as the baddest ape in Ancient China until the Lord Buddha himself dropped a mountain on him! Now the Monkey King will get his parole with one condition - he must escort a Buddhist nun through the demon-haunted wastes of the Silk Road on an impossible quest: reach India and bring back a collection of sacred scrolls!
Story and art by Katsuya Terada.
(added on 2004-11-11, modified on 2004-11-11)
- Reviewed by Carlo Santos (October 31, 2005)
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