(July 2001)

Image, 2001 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
19.95 USD
Pages:
228
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Image Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Image
ISBN:
1-58240-200-0 Search at WorldCat
Editing:
Eric Shanower
Color:
Black and White
Dimensions:
26.6 cm high; 17.7 cm wide
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Smooth white interior
Binding:
Squarebound

Issue Notes

Second Printing: November 2003
Third Printing: November 2005
Fourth Printing: March 2008


AGE OF BRONZE A THOUSAND SHIPS (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Colors:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Helen

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Paris; Agelaus
Synopsis:
Paris sees Troy for the first time.

Indexer Notes

inside front and back covers; forms a single scene

A THOUSAND SHIPS (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

half-title page; hand-drawn decorative borders

AGE OF BRONZE Volume 1 A THOUSAND SHIPS (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

title page; decorative borders copied from half-title page

Age of Bronze Volume 1 A Thousand Ships (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

copyright page; decorative borders copied from half-title page

For Mom. (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

dedication page; decorative borders copied from half-title page

Contents (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower ?
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

table of contents; decorative borders copied from half-title page

Map of the BRONZE AGE AEGEAN (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
Eric Shanower

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

maps of the eastern Mediterranean in ancient times

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Christopher Marlowe
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

quotation from Doctor Faustus, Scene XIII (circa 1588); decorative borders copied from half-title page

A THOUSAND SHIPS (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

story title page; decorative borders copied from half-title page

A THOUSAND SHIPS (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / comic story / 184 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
Eric Shanower

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Paris; Agelaus; Oenone; Kassandra; Troilus; Priam; Hekuba; Menelaus; Hektor; Polyxena; Herakles; Aeneas; Helen; Thetis; Cheiron; Achilles; Agamemnon; Klytemnestra; Kalchas; Cressida; Nestor; Odysseus; Pandarus; Penelope; Palamedes; Diomedes; Peleus
Synopsis:
The story of the events leading up to the Trojan War: Paris learning of his true parentage and wooing Helen, the gathering of the Achaean army, and the search for Achilles's hiding place.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Presented as one continuous story without breaks as in the original series.

Afterword (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

editorial about why Eric Shanower decided to do a comics version of the story of the Trojan War, and explaining the storytelling decisions that were made in adapting it; decorative borders copied from half-title page

Glossary of Names (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / character profile / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

pronunciation guide and definitions for the names of persons and places mentioned in the story; decorative borders copied from half-title page

Acknowledgments (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

acknowledgments page thanking the people who helped produce the comic

Genealogical Chart: The Achaeans (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

family tree of the Achaean kings and heroes

Genealogical Chart: The Trojan Royal Family (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

family tree of the Trojan kings and heroes

Join the Defense of Troy (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

endorsement for the Friends of Troy (an organisation funding archaeological studies at the site of Troy)

Bibliography (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Shanower
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

a list of the literary and archaeological sources consulted in the preparation of the comics adaptation; decorative borders copied from half-title page

image (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

list of Image trade paperbacks

"I'm going to Troy!" (Table of Contents)

Age of Bronze / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Eric Shanower
Inks:
Eric Shanower
Colors:
Eric Shanower ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

illustrated with artwork from page 33 of this book

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. AGE OF BRONZE A THOUSAND SHIPS
    Age of Bronze
  2. 1. [untitled]
    Age of Bronze
  3. 2. A THOUSAND SHIPS
    Age of Bronze
  4. 3. AGE OF BRONZE Volume 1 A THOUSAND SHIPS
    Age of Bronze
  5. 4. Age of Bronze Volume 1 A Thousand Ships
    Age of Bronze
  6. 5. For Mom.
    Age of Bronze
  7. 6. Contents
    Age of Bronze
  8. 7. Map of the BRONZE AGE AEGEAN
    Age of Bronze
  9. 8. [untitled]
    Age of Bronze
  10. 9. A THOUSAND SHIPS
    Age of Bronze
  11. 10. A THOUSAND SHIPS
    Age of Bronze
  12. 11. Afterword
    Age of Bronze
  13. 12. Glossary of Names
    Age of Bronze
  14. 13. Acknowledgments
    Age of Bronze
  15. 14. Genealogical Chart: The Achaeans
    Age of Bronze
  16. 15. Genealogical Chart: The Trojan Royal Family
    Age of Bronze
  17. 16. Join the Defense of Troy
    Age of Bronze
  18. 17. Bibliography
    Age of Bronze
  19. 18. image
  20. 19. "I'm going to Troy!"
    Age of Bronze
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