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Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 1 (Twilight Saga, Bk 1)
Twilight The Graphic Novel Vol 1 - Twilight Saga, Bk 1
Author: Stephenie Meyer, Young Kim (Illustrator)
When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets the mysterious, alluring Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresistible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has managed to keep his true identity hidden, but Be...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780759529434
ISBN-10: 0759529434
Publication Date: 3/16/2010
Pages: 224
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 51 ratings
Publisher: Yen Press/Little, Brown & Co
Book Type: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 3
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reviewed Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 1 (Twilight Saga, Bk 1) on + 55 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Right off the bat I love the colors in this book. Most of the book is this wonderfully muted near black and white coloring, yet a lot of pages has just the slightest hint of a single color that adds a lot of depth to the 2D drawings.

Furthermore the art itself is beautiful with all of its details. Even the backgrounds are highly detailed, and each page makes sure to use almost every square inch available. At least this is true when the humans are the subjects of the page. The art becomes incredibly surreal and dreamy when it focuses on the vampires, and its as if they are all that exist for that moment, that page, and nothing else is important. Some pages the artist took photographs and morphed them into her drawings by sketching over them to blend the 2 images to create a more realistic background (an example of this is when Bella is sitting on the bed in the hospital after nearly being hit by Tyler in the van or the first glimpse of La Push First Beach). Just stunning!

The cover art alone is worth drooling over with all of the shading and amazing use of light.

I am basing my rating off all of this, or the art, layout, and composition as it were. The pacing and the layout of the drawings keep you turning pages at a furious rate, and I can't wait to go through it again to take in the art a bit more because I am sure that every time you read this you will notice more and more details that went previously unnoticed.

My only complaint though is how short it was - not in terms of pages but in how far it actually progressed through the story. I was hoping to at least get to see some interaction between Bella and the other Cullens. But not to worry there are more volumes coming. Although at this point only Twilight has been green lighted for graphic novelization, so I for one am keeping my fingers crossed that Meyer will approve the rest of the saga!

This is definitely recommended to any fan of Twilight, whether they have read a graphic novel before or not!
daredevilgirl013 avatar reviewed Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 1 (Twilight Saga, Bk 1) on + 746 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
I liked this book but I didn't "love it" like I did the twilight books themselves. This book differs from the Twilight story a bit so it kinda irked me a little when I would notice the differences. Why someone couldn't follow the story is beyond me. The drawings are done rather well but again, they kept going back and forth between all color, some color, or black and white. Also some pictures were drawn, others looked like someone took an actual picture and then put some pencil marks in there here and there. So again not thrilled about this but I still liked it and will get the rest.
reviewed Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 1 (Twilight Saga, Bk 1) on + 56 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Not sure I liked how many of the characters were drawn, the changes from the novel are small, but rather off I think. Not worth buying at full price.
keno avatar reviewed Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 1 (Twilight Saga, Bk 1) on + 857 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
this graphic novel was a REALLY fast read!! finished it in under an hour! glad i did not buy it-it is good though!not knocking that. i want to see the 2nd novel when it comes out!(my library ordered the book for me!!) and with 168 PBS members wanting to read this-what a deal!!
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