by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew
Paperback, 158 pages, First Second, List Price: $17.99 | purchase
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Collects new stories of the Green Turtle, a masked hero in the 1930s whose alter-ego is Chinese-American.
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The Shadow Hero, a new graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew, revives the comic book hero the Green Turtle.
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July 15, 2014 A new graphic novel written by Gene Luen Yang re-imagines the Green Turtle, a mysterious superhero created during World War II, as the American-born son of Chinese immigrants.
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From The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew. Copyright 2014 by Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew. Excerpted by permission of First Second Books.
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