Manga Classics by Stacy King

Manga Classics

A Conspiracy and a miscarriage of justice turn the gentle Edmond Dantès into an implacable agent of fate: The Count of Monte Cristo . Obsessed by vengeance and empowered by providence, the Count avenges himself on whose who have wronged him - but is this justice, or is this hubris? In the end, does even the Count know?Alexandre Dumas' skillful narrative combines intrigue, betrayal, and triumphant revenge into a powerful conflict between good ...


Details Manga Classics

TitleManga Classics
ISBN9781927925614
Author
Release DateApr 1st, 2017
PublisherUdon Entertainment
LanguageEnglish
GenreSequential Art, Manga, Classics, Graphic Novels, Mystery
Rating

Reviews Manga Classics

  • [Shai] Bibliophage
    2018-08-03
    This is the nth time that I've read a Manga Classics from that were published by Udon Entertainment. I still haven't the classic book of The Count of Mount Cristo and I didn't have the slightest idea about the story. The original novel of Alexandre Dumas is a thousand-page book, hence it will take several days or weeks before I could finish reading it. However, through this adaptation, I was able to finish reading this classic story in ju...
  • San
    2018-05-08
    More reviews: Behind the SentenceManga adaptation of classic books is such a great idea! As a huge fan of classic books I always wanted to read book ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ but somehow I’ve never really decided to start it. Reading book that has more than 1000 pages and was written so long ago could be a challenge and I always was a little afraid to take it. So when I found out there is a manga adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ novel, I ...
  • Aneela ♒the_mystique_reader♒
    2018-05-03
    RTC
  • destiny ♎ [howling libraries]
    2019-01-06
    The Count of Monte Cristo is one of those classics I'd been meaning to read forever, but never seemed to get around to. When I saw it was available as one of the Manga Classics re-imaginings, I was pretty excited, as these renditions always make the classics a little easier for me to get through; they tell the same story in a condensed version, and the art is always so lovely and fun to read through.Thankfully, this was no exception, and was actu...
  • Nicole
    2018-03-08
    Manga Classics: Count of Monte Cristo!!! First things first: I received this book through NetGalley. It took me quite a long time to finish this Manga, it wasn't really the stories fault, more my own. First I had a bit of a reading slump, then I forgot to pick it up again. But I finished it today. And I truly enjoyed the story. I LOVE a good revenge story, not going to lie. Granted, sometimes the revenger can go a little bit too far, people rea...
  • Kimberly Carrington-Fox
    2018-08-30
    I love this Manga Classic adaptations!I've read Jane Eyre and Pride and prejudice, two of my favourite books, and I found them almost perfect. But this manga of The Count of Monte Cristo is my first aproach to this liteature classic, so I can't tell if it's a great adaptation or not. I found no difficulty with the story, which of course is great (it's a classic for some reason!). I knew the story and I became hooked since page one. And the art is...
  • Scarlett Readz and Runz....Through Novel Time & Distance
    2018-03-03
    This adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’s novel ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ was excellent. The visualization of the characters and plot made it so easy to follow and enjoy 1200+ pages in the condensed Manga version with the right trimmings. Therefore, the primary focus here was the story of the Count, how he came to be and his revenge plans.Young Edmond Dantes had a lot going for himself in 1815. He was to become the new captain of a ship, marry...
  • Marjolein
    2017-11-03
    Full review to come!
  • palina
    2018-05-11
    4.5/5 This was honestly such a good fun read, one of the better books I’ve read in a while.I hadn't read the full book and i was generally unaware of the majority of the plot beforehand but i think this version does a really good job of giving the major plot points, and focusing specifically on the count’s account. The only issue that I had was that sometimes the politics and motivations of the side characters were a little unclear but that...
  • Alexandra
    2017-10-21
    I received an e-ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.The rich story of Count de Monte Cristo comes to life in this amazing manga, with rich drawings, long detailed plot and many deep emotions. I didn't expect the ending since I've watched the movies but I did like it very much!
  • Maggie Darcy
    2018-11-07
    El conde de Montecristo es una de mis novelas favoritas. Buena adaptación
  • Josephine
    2018-01-26
    5 stars!I knew I would love this! 😁I haven't read the original The Count of Monte Cristo, but from the reviews of those who have this is a really good rendition of it, staying true to the original and not leaving important details out. I, for one, have no complaints. I didn't feel confused at any point, but felt like I did understand the story as it developed well enough.Dantes and his plot for vengeance was awesome. I loved this story, and wa...
  • Silvia Rodriguez
    2017-10-11
    The Count of Monte Cristo, manga style. I never thought I would find something like this, basically because I always thought mangas where some Japanese comics you read from backward to forward, which an inconvenience from my point of view. Mangas never brought my attention but this one did. I had The Count of Monte Cristo novel with me for years but I was always unable to start it, scared of its size (around a thousand pages in Spanish, my native...
  • Sesana
    2017-09-22
    I think this is the best Manga Classic adaptation yet. It helps that the original novel is a highly dramatic and very cool story, so there's something nice and meaty to work with. This is, I think, where The Jungle Book fell down for me: not enough interesting happens. With The Count of Monte Cristo, there's betrayals and blackmails and murder on almost every page. It's awesome. There's obviously been a fair bit trimmed. This is about 400 pages, ...
  • Jordanne ~ Bloodthirsty Little Beasts Blog ~
    2018-01-29
    I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.If you have read the Count of Monte Cristo, you obviously don't need me to give an overview of the plot, if you haven't then what the hell are you doing reading reviews on this book? Go and read the original. Now. It's amazing and you will not appreciate this book or the story unless you have read it. And not the abridged version, the whole 1300 page monster.The Count of Monte C...
  • Lillian Bittle
    2018-02-22
    I hadn't ever heard of this book. Never seen the movie. Never read a picture book. And I loved it! I think part of it was, I had NO idea what on earth would happen next. It was so addicting! I literally had trouble putting it down to eat! Put this on your "must-MUST-read" shelf.
  • Roopkumar Balachandran
    2018-02-09
    My rating 5 Stars.Basically I am a comic book lover, first time I am reading a Manga. I have not read The Count of Monte Cristo book when it was available for review in Net galley I picked it up. The graphic novel “The Count Of Monte Cristo” is 401 pages long, a classic tale of Alexandre Dumas adapted to Manga the art work by Nokman Poon and story adaption by Crystal S.Chan.From the blurb "A conspiracy and a miscarriage of justice turn the ge...
  • Emily Stephenson
    2018-05-09
    Two of my favorite things in one: classic literature and manga!I received a few digital editions of UDON Entertainment’s manga adaptations of classics.First of all, I think it’s important to note and acknowledge the mechanical team behind the manga. Starting with the art! The work and details are impressive. The artist of this adaptation is Nokman Poon. They have also worked on other manga adaptations as well, and I am really excited to see m...
  • Nightlizard
    2018-05-04
    I think this is my favorite Manga Classics so far. I love the original story and I knew I would like this one as well, knowing it made my reading process really easy and fast. My only "problem" with all the Manga classics books is that they all seems a bit rushed, but overall, I enjoyed it very much. *Digital review copy provided by NetGalley & the publisher in exchange for an honest review or rating.
  • Maud
    2017-10-03
    I got a review copy form the publisher in exchange for my honest review, all opinions are my own.Possibly my least favourite manga classic. They had to condense the story which isn't strange, after all the book is over a 1,000 pages. However, I would have rather seen that they had published the whole story in separate volumes, giving us the full story at the right pace. What I loved seeing in the original novel is Edmund/The Count doing stuff tha...
  • Online Eccentric Librarian
    2017-10-20
    More reviews (and no fluff) on the blog http://surrealtalvi.wordpress.com/ This is one of the better in the manga classics line; I've been critical of past efforts, especially the overwrought Pride and Prejudice, but I think the authors are improving. Novels are more than their plot and with the classics, the milieu is as important as the characterizations (and sadly lacking in previous manga classic efforts). In this case, a daunting task of tak...
  • Kailey (BooksforMKs)
    2017-10-23
    Edmond Dantes is betrayed by a coworker who wants his job, a romantic rival who will steal his bride, and a crooked government prosecutor with a dark secret to hide. Thrown into prison for decades, Dantes eventually escapes, becomes fabulously wealthy, and vows revenge on those who ruined his life.Count of Monte Cristo is one of my top five favorite novels of all time, so I was interested to see how one of my favorite stories would translate into...
  • Lara Mi
    2017-07-15
    The Count of Monte Cristo is by the same artist who penned Manga Classics: Great Expectations which is my least favourite of the Manga Classics series. While I already enjoyed the art of the earlier work, I could not get over the choppy flow of the story. Yet here with The Count of Monte Cristo, the storytelling is finally on par with the art style and it makes for a stunning adaptation!This is one of the cases where I have yet to read the origin...
  • Sandra Gallegos
    2019-01-08
    Este libro me ha dejado mareada, confusa y aburrida a partes iguales. Iba leyendo sin siquiera enterarme de nada, porque a cada página salían personajes nuevos de debajo de las piedras y uno era hijo de este, la otra tuvo un lío con aquel y luego se casó con otro, el que aparece en la página tres ya no vuelve a asomar la cabeza... Tanto personaje, tanto nombre y tanto lío de familias me ha dejado la cabeza loca y me ha sido imposible disfru...
  • SharieCrimson
    2018-08-02
    I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.The Count of Monte Cristo is about a man who is wrongly imprisoned and then takes revenge on those who sent him there. This is the manga of that classic and it is very well done in my opinion. I have not read the original, so I couldn't say how it matches up to that, but the last few pages describing the process say that it was kept close to the original. I liked the a...
  • Arybo ✨
    2018-09-21
    "My kingdom is bounded only by the world, I adopt all customs, speak all languages. I have but two adversaries, distance and time. Only death can stop me. God is there but not one above me." I didn’t like this manga as much as the others from the same publisher. Why? I loved Les Miserables and Romeo and Juliet, I also loved Edgar Allan Poe's stories. Why then did not this excite me? It had a great start, seeing the wonder of the drawings. The p...
  • Andrew
    2017-11-04
    Having read the original, I really appreciated this adaptation. The difficult part about this particular Manga was that though, the original book is far more complex, there are over 30 characters' plots to keep up with. However, Crystal S. Chan does a great job of keeping the plot concise and following the book pretty faithfully. The artwork is really great in this one. I will have to go back and re-read the original again. I hope that MANGA Clas...
  • Shari (colourmeread)
    2018-03-23
    ARC received from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.The Count of Monte Cristo is one of my favourite books of all time so when I found this manga adaptation, I just had to read it. With the original book containing over 1200 pages, I was curious to see how well this 400-page adaptation would compare. I'm happy to say that it doesn't disappoint! Not only is the art stunning but it also stays true to the original. There's a page or two at ...
  • Taiwo | A Lifestyle Nerd
    2017-11-03
    It's hard to find a lot of things to say about this manga novel. It had no issues and was very well-illustrated First, the setting. It’s set in France in the 19th century. And there are balls, parties, pirates and so on. Who doesn’t love France?I also liked that the author exposed the corruption in the society. The book is basically about destroying corrupt men to the point of no return. Although, I don’t like the concept of revenge, I coul...