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Isaac the Pirate: To Exotic Lands (Isaac le Pirate #1-2 omnibus)

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Isaac is a talented artist with no money but with a wonderful lover back in the 18th century. He runs into a rich Captain who is taken by his abilities and hires him with a handsome stipend to come along in his voyages. It turns out he's a pirate. Isaac went to make some quick money and come back and marry the love of his life but has embarked upon a series of at turns hil ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by NBM Publishing (first published January 1st 2001)
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Mustafa
Isaac the pirate by Christopher blain. i take that book because i love to read about pirates and the people that live in the water. It talk about the pirates and how Isaac become a pirate in the story,he leave his wife to be with the pirates.it is rally cool story and fun.
Michael
Apr 13, 2015 Michael rated it it was ok
So very meh. Perhaps it was a lackluster translation, but I found the dialogue unimpressive. The story and characters weren't compelling either. I won't bother with Vol. 2.
Brenton Nichol
A French painter finds himself swept up into a journey of piracy and discovery while his fiancé back home endures trials of her own while waiting for him to return. This is the first volume of a series, and did a good job of drawing me in and setting up interesting characters who have histories and emotions - in other words, they aren't just flat caricatures. The French cartooning style, with messy lines but expressive, often humorous posing, was well done and detailed.
Susan
Sep 08, 2011 Susan rated it did not like it
The artwork and the action were well-integrated in this, but that's about the only good thing I can think of to say about it. The plot seemed to lurch this way and that -- it was often totally unclear to me why a character was doing a particular thing. And the end? It seemed to just plain stop, with no reason for doing so, and no attempt to tie up the many loose ends.
Hamster
Apr 08, 2011 Hamster rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: People who like realistic pirate stories and who aren't bothered by disturbing images.
The realism almost made up for the stylized art, (Honestly who can identify with a square-headed hero) but then I got to a pirate rape/orgy scene and decided to call it quits. Who shelved this in the young adult graphic novel section?!
Aaron
Sep 28, 2008 Aaron rated it it was amazing
met christophe and he signed my book with an amazing sketch of isaac with a nose that you could hang clothing off of.

amazing read!
Charlie Potter
Apr 11, 2009 Charlie Potter rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
A great book-well drawn and good characters. Will suck you in, but you'll enjoy your stay. Pirates and Painters-oh my!
K T
Aug 31, 2008 K T rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
Darn, I didn't realize this was only a 'part one.'
Oscar Suescun
Feb 18, 2013 Oscar Suescun rated it it was amazing
Addictive. Adventures, romantic comedy. Lovely characters.
Damon
Jul 27, 2011 Damon rated it liked it
This was good, but made me inexplicably sad.
Will
May 10, 2009 Will rated it really liked it
Love this French guy's work. Love it!
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Christophe Blain is a French comic book writer and artist.
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