Monday, April 02, 2007

300 buzz

300 cover
Frank Miller is a comic book artist and writer whose most well-known work includes The Dark Knight Returns (a Batman graphic novel which heavily influenced the 1989 film Batman), Sin City (a series of graphic novels, with a film released in 2005), and now 300, about the Spartans' heroic stand against the Persians at Thermopylae.

The movie 300 (just released last month) has done well, receiving more good than bad reviews (you can read some at Rotten Tomatoes, where the tomatometer rates it as 61% Fresh).

If you want to know more, try these:
And here are a few historical fiction titles that might grab you (not necessarily about Greeks and Persians):


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