A COMICS ODYSSEY AND SPACE OPERA OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS
A saga that exposes the limitless potential of the comics medium
The first in a series of Homeric, post-apocalyptic graphic novels, following the vein of a futuristic, post-civilization "The Odyssey "or "The Iliad.
About the Author
Jack Katz is a writer, artist and teacher whose career in comics spans eight decades. He has worked along such comics legends as Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Will Eisner, and his work remains influential to this day.
"Reading The First Kingdom is like seeing captured on paper glimpses of a dream-world depicted by an artists with remarkable creative vision."
- Jerry Seigel, creator of Superman
"Jack Katz's First Kingdom actually DESERVES to be called "epic!"
- Den of Geek
"This work represents one of the most awesome undertakings in modern comic book history." - Will Eisner, creator of The Spirit; artist/writer of A Contract With God
"Katz works like an atomic reactor overloading to a dangerous intensity... A Masterpiece." - Jim Steranko, comic art legend
"The avid buyers of Jack's monumental saga, numerous and loyal, can attest to the eloquence and mesmerising sweep of characters and situations rarely seen in standard commercial fare." - Jack Kirby, the 'King of Comics'
"The history of the graphic novel will place The First Kingdom in a special niche." - Sergio Aragonés, creator of Groo the Wanderer; The Simpsons artist
"People who are already into comics will surely find this an important addition to their collection." - SciFi Mafia
"Very much worth your time as a seasoned comic book fan or someone who is just getting introduced to the medium. Some may struggle with the nature or length of the book at first, but, like any classic, benchmark work, it’ll eventually reveal its true, glorious nature and reveal why it has been so revered by the creative legends of the industry." - Fanboy Comics
"I'm thrilled that Titan is reprinting Jack Katz's massive saga, and I'm thrilled that I get to read new collections of the series. I've wanted to plunge into this amazing universe for a long time, and my life is richer for having done so." - Comics Bulletin