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By Roy Thomas [Adapted from the Epic Poem by Homer], Miguel Angel Sepulveda

One of many precise cornerstones of Western literature involves the surprise Illustrated line! the traditional international is embroiled in a strong conflict of armies; Greek as opposed to Trojan. Helen, the main attractive lady on this planet, has betrayed her husband, the Greek, Menelaus, and fled to Troy with Trojan prince, Paris. The Greeks have sailed to Troy to deliver her back...and weigh down all that stand of their manner. this is often the 1st bankruptcy within the saga that just about defines the notice epic. it's a story of gods and men...heroism and betrayal. From the lips of Homer to the pages of surprise Illustrated. And we did it only for you!

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