In the " Graphic Classics " version of this great epic by Western civilization's first immortal poet, the Greek hero Odysseus returns home from the Trojan War. His lengthy sea voyage is marked by a series of dangerous, often fantastic adventures, which also make exciting reading. "Graphic Classics " are graphic novel versions of immortal novels and plays, presented in a way to help make great literary works accessible to students, and encourage boys and girls to discover the joy of reading the masterworks in their original form. Titles in this series tell absorbing, fast-paced stories dramatized with high-quality color illustrations. Each "Graphic Classics " title includes a thumbnail biography of the author, a list of his or her important works, a timeline of historic events that helped inspire the story, general notes, and an index. " Graphic Classics " titles are available in both paperback and hardcover editions.