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Long Gone Don: The Monstrous Underworld by Lorenzo Etherington, Robin Etherington
  

Long Gone Don: The Monstrous Underworld

Lorenzo Etherington, Robin Etherington

Part of the The Phoenix Presents Series

Synopsis

Long Gone Don: The Monstrous Underworld by Lorenzo Etherington, Robin Etherington

Ten-year-old DON SKELTON never imagined a school day could get any worse than drowning face down in a bowl of oxtail soup. BUT HE WAS WRONG! Transported to the spooky underworld of BROILERDOOM, Don is soon forced to fight for his life-after-death against a host of villainous monstrosities. Prepare to enter the hilarious and dangerous world of LONG GONE DON, where one boy's END is just he BEGINNING of the adventure...

Reviews

Rocket-paced, spectacular, absorbing and utterly hilarious, this uncanny adventure is conceived and rendered in a gorgeous, loving pastiche of the magnificent style of Goscinny and Uderzo, a kind of Asterix in the Underworld meets Eric the Viking. Fast, fun and funny, Long Gone Don is a superb serving of macabre mirth no lovers of daft or dark delights can afford to miss. - Now Read This! the complex ridiculousness of the mechanics of getting Don face down in his soup is indicative of the invention of The Etherington Brothers when they're really on form. There's so much to enjoy here in Don, a manic energy at times, loads of quick-fire dialogue going on, great action, great art -

About the Author

Lorenzo Etherington was raised on the three great pillars of comics - Dan Dare, Asterix and Calvin and Hobbes. His childhood was spent surrounded by sheets of drawing paper on which he and his brother Robin travelled to countless imagined worlds. He's very pleased to report that his adult life is being spent in much the same way. Robin Etherington has been writing original comic book material since 2003, together with his brother Lorenzo, the Etherington Brothers are the creative team behind the DFB's adventure books, Monkey Nuts and Baggage. Robin has also produced comic stories for 'Transformers', 'Star Wars', 'The Terminator' and 'Wallace and Gromit', among many others. Currently he is working on a huge heap of exciting projects, including the Etherington Brothers' latest graphic series, Long Gone Don for the Phoenix comic. FACT: Robin really wants to learn how to surf but apparently needs to learn how to swim first ... why?

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Lorenzo Etherington, Robin Etherington
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Publisher

David Fickling Books

Publication date

3rd July 2014

ISBN

9781910200049


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