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Return to the world of Michael Moorcock's immortal hero, Corum, in this sequel to classic legendary fantasy saga, The Swords trilogy.
The Bull and the Spear is the opening chapter of the Silver Hand trilogy. Adapted by Mark Shainblum and drawn by six-time Eisner Award winning artist, Jill Thompson.
The Chaos Lords and the King of Swords are long dead and peace reigns across the 15 realms.
But not so for Corum, the Prince in the Scarlet Robe, still grieving the death of his one true love, Rhalina. When strange voices begin to disturb his dreams, Corum discovers that descendants of Rhalina's own people, the Mabden, are being terrorized by the seven Gods of Limbo who are on the verge of destroying the Mabden race forever.
Now, Corum must embark on a new quest to seek out the Black Bull of Crinanass, if he is to have any chance of saving Rhalina's people from extinction.
About the Author
MARK SHAINBLUM has worked as a journalist, editor and a science fiction and comic book writer. Aside from his work on Corum, Mark is best known as the author of the comic book series Northguard and Angloman. Mark, who was induced into the Canadian Comic Book Creator Hall of Fame in 2016, is also the recipient of the Aurora Award for Canadian science fiction. In 1997 he co-edited the award-winning alternate history anthology Arrowdreams: An Anthology of Alternate Canadas and Superhero Universe: Tesseracts Nineteen (2016).
JILL THOMPSON is best her Scary Godmother comic book series, which went on to spawn two television specials. She started her professional career in the 1980s working for publishers First Comics and Now Comics and has gone on to work for stage, film and television and every mainstream American comic book publisher including Marvel, Dark Horse and Bongo. She has drawn Wonder Woman, Sandman, Fables and Batman. She has won six Eisner Awards, and was awarded the National Cartoonist Society Award in 2011 for Best Comic Book Artists for her work on Beasts of Burden.