A man from the North Pole meets a woman from the South Pole. It’s love at first sight, but, for mysterious reasons, they cannot touch. The man from Nord, also known as “The Storyteller,” recounts the epic tale of his journey through ancient lands filled with bloodthirsty tribes, tempestuous rulers, and fickle gods to find a lost piece of his soul.
The Encyclopedia of Early Earth is not an encyclopedia at all, but a pastiche of fables, legends, and quasi-biblical stories. Isabel Greenberg’s simple illustration style is quite expressive, and the tales are witty and imaginative. Pick up this graphic novel for a quick and satisfying read.