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Prodigy: The Graphic Novel

(Legend: The Graphic Novel #2)

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The second book in the best-selling Legend trilogy comes to life in this vibrant graphic novel adaptation.

After escaping from the Republic's stronghold, Day and June are on the run in Vegas when the country learns that their Elector Primo has died and his son has stepped in to take his place. They meet up with the rebel stronghold of the Patriots—a large organization strad
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 26th 2016 by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
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Prisha They are about the same. Both are easy, simple reads to refresh your memory on the series. They also go at about the same pace, and the characters are…moreThey are about the same. Both are easy, simple reads to refresh your memory on the series. They also go at about the same pace, and the characters are (obviously) the same.(less)

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Jesse (JesseTheReader)
I loved the art in this one! The visuals were leveled up compared to the first book. There were definitely some scenes in here that I felt weren't as impactful. For example I remember the flight scene blowing my mind in the book & it felt pretty underwhelming in the graphic novel. I forgot how great of a character Kaede is. I know we don't see her too much, but she really came through for June and Day several times and saved their butts. I still prefer the novel, but this was a nice refresher. ...more
Whitney Atkinson
3.5 stars

OH MY GOSH I FORGOT HOW THIS ONE ENDED AND NOW IT'S BRINGING BACK ALL THE FEELS!! I haven't read this series in probably 3 years and it's been so much fun revisting them as graphic novels! Once again, the issues I have with this book are issues that just transferred over from the original book, which are totally just personal dislikes like overused tropes and a sloppily constructed dystopian world. but what bugs me about this graphic novel is i'm not sure if june and day are supposed to
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leah
Oct 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
(3.5)
Just finished it and I'm . . . underwhelmed?

I won't be the first person to say this but the graphic novels, both Legend and Prodigy are really rushed. The graphic novels are useful if you need a quick recap on the series. But you definitely need to read the books if you want the full impact of the story.

I loved the graphics in this one, just as I did with the first.

If they make a graphic novel for Champion, I'll still definitely read it please please please make a graphic novel for champion
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3.5 out of 5 stars (Please read my rating system further below). Thank you so much to Penguin Teen for sending me this! I'm so glad I had the second graphic novel to pick up right after the first. I had totally forgotten about Marie Lu's MASSIVE cliffhangers! I definitely enjoyed the Prodigy graphic novel more than the Legend graphic novel. Things just clicked by the time I was reading Prodi
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Emily
Aug 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Five stars because of the source material 💖

If I just read this without reading the novels first I’d say that the plot moves too quickly.

However, I have read the books first so I will love these forever 💕
Joanna
Nov 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Of the three I think this was the best one. It was the closest to the novel and I felt like you got a lot of the most important info. I even like how they kind of flipped the end a little. Telling the reader the info Day finds out after he tell June to take the job. I liked that a lot. This is a mini impromptu review. I just wanted to catch my initial thoughts right away. I will be back to polish it up.
Nancy The book junkie
Once again the graphic novel stayed pretty true to the book. They did cut some part out but the important parts of the story were there and i think that anyone reading this withoug having read the book first won't be losing any vital part of the plot. A must for anyone who enjoyed the series. ...more
Jennifer
Oct 15, 2017 rated it really liked it

Prodigy: the Graphic Novel is the second graphic novel in this series. These follow the books by Marie Lu.

Oh have I missed Day and June! These graphic novels are amazing. It is a wonderful way to relive the story.
Sophie_The_Jedi_Knight
Sep 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have read this sooo many times. And I will always love it, just as I love the original book. My love for Legend is infinite. They are the books that got me into YA and sparked my love for the genre. This artwork is so nostalgic for me. An eternal 5/5 stars.
Zack Jay
Jul 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
THE ENDING GOT ME SCREAMING
Melissa
Apr 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Loved it! ♥

Can't wait for Champion!
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Nicole aka FromReading2Dreaming
This graphic novel rendition of Prodigy wasn't the worst thing in world, but it wasn't the best. Most of my problems with this one is the same as the one in Legend. The lack of the descriptions in this made it less enjoyable but more in others... Anyway, it wasn't the best but I'm still going to read Champion because FML. ...more
Alexa
Sep 28, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2019
3.5 stars. No substitute for reading the actual novels, but damn this one made me a bit more emotional than the first.
Alina
Mar 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I think that this book is really good.

The drawings are REALLY GOOD. They fit Marie Lu's description perfectly. I would have imagined June and Day the same way that this graphic novel viewed.

They skip some parts that are in Prodigy. It starts off with the part where June and Day are disguised and walking around the streets.

You have to read it. It's really good.
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Natalie
I don’t like the graphic novels quite as well as the books themselves, but this was still good. It’s been a long time since I read the trilogy, so it was nice to revisit it as a graphic novel. The art is really detailed, and the story didn’t suffer for being shortened and changed into graphic novel form. A good read for fans of the original trilogy.
Caroline
Feb 03, 2018 rated it liked it
I had high hopes for this graphic novel, because I loved Prodigy!! I never read the Legend graphic novel, but I was excited to read this one...and it disappointed me, a lot!

Everything was rushed--I was reading this on my kindle, and checked (multiple times) if it was skipping pages...and it wasn't. It seemed like so many scenes were missing or different. I really think they could've had a more thorough graphic novel that would have been lovely.

Although it told the story, it seemed like it was m
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Sara (A Gingerly Review)
Apr 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: physical-2016, 2016
I still ship Day and June so hard.
Joselyn  Moreno Burke
Jun 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
It was interesting too, the plot thickens and damn the drama it's cooking it's way up and all, for being a graphic novel I think it conveys pretty well the feeling on the books and all.

I think it was a little mean from Day not to explain things to June I mean she problaby wouldn't care and maybe just be with him but a girl can dream.
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❆Rushna❆
Jan 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Okay um this brought back too many emotions😪
Avery (ThePagemaster)
Again, another quick, faithful adaptation of Prodigy. Took about, not even, 20-30 minutes to read. If you like the Legend trilogy, but not into re-reading the actual books, this would be refreshing for you. Though I will say, some panels did seem a little bit basic at times.
david y biblioflick
Aug 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A MUST FOR LEGEND FANS
Sam
May 24, 2016 rated it liked it
Getting a recap of the book by reading a graphic novel is pretty cool. I thought the art was good and while a lot of things were cut from the story, it's a nice little graphic novel kinda read. ...more
moonchild
Jan 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It was rushed, but the Legend series is a complicated book so not everything can be included in the graphic novel. It's nice to read it after finishing the series a long time ago. ...more
Rendz
Apr 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
*sobbing* I can't. I can't. Why did I do this to myself again?!?!?! ...more
Dolly
May 12, 2018 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: fans of graphic novels
This is the second book in the Legend graphic novel series that was created based on the popular novels by Marie Lu.

I listened to the audiobook version of the novel before I read this graphic novel edition, so unlike with the first book, I understood what was going on the whole time. Still, the graphic novel is somewhat disjointed in parts and could be confusing for someone who isn't familiar with the story.

The illustrations are terrific and I like that they really bring the story to life. Not
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Vanessa ♛Queen Alchemy ϟ Novel Nerd Faction♛
Reading this graphic novel made me realize how much I loved reading the Prodigy novel. It has been several years since I read it, and still these characters are close to my heart. I have missed Day and June. The artwork isn't necessarily my favorite. I am not really a manga person, unless it is the colorful, very detailed kind. This is very plain to me. Since I love the story I want the art to wow me, and this artwork just isn't my jam. The story gets condensed quite a bit as well. I think that ...more
Lorien
May 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
HOLY CROW. THAT ENDING. GAH! MY HEART!!!

I've been stuck on this book for over a year now, simply because of all the stress the characters were going under, and I wasn't sure how it would be resolved. All I knew about this trilogy before I picked it up was a) it's a tragedy and b) it's a dystopia. Beyond that it was all up to me. I had no clue how it would play out, or what kind of author Lu was.

The twists may not have been completely unexpected (EXCEPT THE LAST ONE, OMG) but it's a solid story.
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Claire ✨
Wow, I was shocked when that character died. Not to mention that ending...!
Gracie
Dec 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
All the Freakin Feels!!!!
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