Heroes of Olympus, Book Two, The Son of Neptune: The Graphic Novel, The

Rick Riordan, Robert Venditti
Percy is confused. When he awoke after his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain-fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight. Somehow Percy manages to make it to the camp for half-bloods, despite the fact that he had to continually kill monsters that, annoyingly, would not stay dead. But the camp doesn't ring any bells with him.Hazel is supposed to be dead. When she lived before, she didn't do a very good job of it. When the Voice took over her mother and commanded Hazel to use her "gift" for an evil purpose, Hazel couldn't say no. Now, because of her mistake, the future of the world is at risk. Frank is a klutz. His grandmother claims he is descended from ancient heroes and can be anything he wants to be, but he doesn't see it. He doesn't even know who his father is. He keeps hoping Apollo will claim him, because the only thing he is good at is archery-although not good enough to help the Fifth Cohort win at war games. His big and bulky physique makes him feel like a clumsy ox, especially in front of Hazel, his closest friend at camp. He trusts her completely-enough, even, to share the secret he holds close to his heart. Featuring a faithful adaptation by Robert Venditti, and incredible artwork by Antoine Dod and Orpheus Collar, Rick Riordan's blockbuster book comes to life in The Son of Neptune, The Graphic Novel.


Reviewed: 2018-10-01
I finally finished the 2nd book in the Heroes of Olympus series! I started reading this book last summer and I just couldn't get past the first 100 pages since it was just like The Lost Hero but with different characters. If I didn't pick up this graphic novel I wouldn't have continued on with the series. 
ANYWHO... I thought this was alright. The artwork was completely different from how I originally thought out the characters to be like but it wasn't that bad. But to me, this book lacked the magic that once had me hooked to Riordan's work. While I enjoy his work, the same setup is in every single book (something happens, our characters need to go on an adventure/quest, fight off the bad guy, save the day, happy ending, and repeat), and I'm just hoping the 3rd book in this series can break this spell. While the graphic novel may have left out some details, this version gave me a quicker way to read it and actually finish it when I didn't think I'd even continue on with this series. I ended up giving this graphic novel 3/5 stars for it just being alright.
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