The Treasured Thief: A Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels)
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In the time of pyramids and pharaohs...
A beautiful young princess travels to the grand city of Memphis--home to the legendary pharaoh Rhampsinitus. She intends to merely search the land for a husband, but while meeting with the local men, the princess becomes privy to a secret, sinister tale.
The Treasured Thief is a story about desperation, thievery, and murder, but it is also a story about family, sacrifice, and love. As this secret tale is laid bare before her, the princess learns of three feats of impossible brotherhood, ingenuity, and boldness on the part of a man who dared thwart the will of a king.
introduced him to characters like Spider-Man and Batman. He cites R. A. Salvatore’s science fiction, The Crystal Shard (and its character Drizzt Do’Urden) as having influenced him the most, for it drew him into a world of fantasy and inspired him to become a writer. He has worked with Image Comics and Arcana Studios on comic book series such as Masters of the Universe, Dragon’s Lair, Space Ace, and Tales of Penance: Trial of the Century. Having adapted several Greek myths for Campfire, such as
don’t go now, Fetaat will lock me out of the house. She’ll have Nekhatbi make a lock I cannot break! Little did Kharzim know when he stepped out of the tavern that night to return to his family that his life would change forever. HUZZAHH! HUZZAHH! 16 Where do you think you’re going, traitor? Urnnggg! Please don’t hurt me. The pharaoh is happy with my work. His payment is coming. I swear! Too long, Kharzim. We’ve waited too long. Menhu wants an additional fifty percent on your debt for
FATHER! Mother! Mother, bring some gauze! Don’t worry, Father. You will be fine. Kharzim, what happened? Who did this to you? It was them, wasn’t it? 19 Who is ’them,’ Mother? Do you know who did this? Father, what is Mother talking about? Now is not the time for this, Khnepus. You need to take your sisters and-- We are in debt, Son. Terrible debt. And in order to keep the house, your father was forced to borrow money from people. …messages like this. Your father’s commission for building
cites Michelangelo as his one great influence. Photo Booth, The Call of the Wild, and Romeo and Juliet are some of the titles he has illustrated for Campfire. His artwork for Campfire’s Indian mythology title, Ravana, has won him great acclaim among critics and comic enthusiasts alike. Shakila Kharzim Akhenta Rhampsinitus Khnepus Ancient Egypt. In the golden age of the pharaohs and the great pyramids. The whole city of Memphis—the grand capital of the reigning pharaoh—is talking about a
alright? I am fine. Bring a light quickly. I have captured the Treasure Thief! Send word to my father. We have him. We have the thief. Milady… …I don’t think you have him... Horus’s Eye! Whoever he was, he certainly didn’t want to get caught. Sacrificed his own hand to escape! 52 Well played, Akhenta. I must admit. You covered all your tracks. Well played indeed. How do you cut off your own arm to escape? I can’t even imagine the kind of nerve that would take. And why didn’t we hear him