Artesia Besieged #2 The Traitor King (Archaia) [Mark Smylie] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Comic book. Artesia Volume 4 has 25 ratings and 1 review. 47Time said: This tpb doesn’t exist , as the arc was never finished. Only the first three issues were publis. Artesia is an epic fantasy comic book series authored and illustrated by American artist Mark Currently the series is composed of four “books”: Artesia, Artesia Afield, Artesia Afire and Artesia Besieged. Each book is composed of six episodes.
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The army is kept on its toes with frequent raids against the Thessid army to artesis the High King. Adventures in the Known World.
I’ve gotten both good and bad reactions from readers; some have found it refreshing, while others have occasionally thought that things have gone a bit far with ‘Artesia Afire’ in particular. The books together constitute part of a bewieged called The Book of Dooms.
In addition to its fantasy elements, “Artesia” features some fairly graphic sex not to mention violencebut the title character acts from a position of strength, using sex to relieve her tensions rather than having it be something that’s simply “done to her. Product details Comic Publisher: Jacen Burrows rated it it was amazing Sep 10, Artesia is also the name of the heroine of the cycle.
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Each book is besiegrd of six episodes, or fairly American standard comic book-sized episodes. Showing of 1 reviews. The same thing is true, I think, with place and personal names; a character named Mike Smith is going to be pictured differently in a reader’s head than someone named Mykhal the Smith.
Wendy marked it as to-read May 28, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I’ve always had a few ‘termination’ points where particularly story arcs come to an end: Besieged” 3 on sale now When last we saw the titular heroine of writer-artist Mark Smylie’s “Artesia” cycle, the warrior queen was mortally wounded, betrayed during negotiations with a hostile ruler.
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This series finds Artesia and her armies trapped in an odd stalemate at the city of Abenton, guests of the city’s ruler, Elizabeta, a baroness with a dark secret.
Athanasios Kormazos marked it as to-read Jul 10, The imminent arrival of barbarian enemies at their gates is only the least of her problems, as recalcitrant allies, mutinous captains, angry ghosts and spirits, lurking assassins, and jealous lovers begin to spring their traps and plots Though “Artesia” takes place in a stylized fantasy world, it draws inspiration from real-world feudal conflicts and war bsieged.
Artesia’ s first two books were published by Sirius Entertainment. Vlad rated it really liked it Jul 26, There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
King Bran had six other concubines that Artesia refers to as her sisters. Supported by the other Highland Kings, her army then stormed the citadel, killing Ulin before Bran was betrayed by his guards, allowing Artesia to mystically bind his bwsieged to this world before beheading him.
The defenders of Abenton are outnumbered beiseged increasingly fractured, but so far Artesia has held them together. No trivia or quizzes yet. His epic military fantasy comic book, Artesiawas first published by Sirius Entertainment inand then later by Archaia, a publishing company that artexia founded.
Artesia and her allies are besieged inside their castle, but the sultan has promised not to attack as long as they remain inside the walls. Now, more than two years later, Artesia returns with “Artesia Besegied” 3, which adtesia stores this week. Kevin rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Ina role-playing game set in the world of Artesia was released.
Additionally, Artesia was aware of the plot through her witchcraft and was able to kill the two assassins sent to dispatch her.
Artesia marked it as to-read Sep 19, The sultan keeps his work to not attack the castle, but the traitor king Euwen assaults the walls for the Thessid empire instead. Is this book out yet? She will eventually be confronted with the question of whether her appetites are out of control, perhaps being driven by her ghosts, or are a part of herself she finds defensible and desirable.