Prince of Persia

Created by Jordan Mechner,

written by A.B. Sina,

illustrated by LeUyen Pham and Alex Puvilland

color by Hilary Sycamore


First Second, April 2010

Grade Range: 7 and up, Age Range: 12 and up

ISBN: 978-1-59643-602-2, ISBN10: 1-59643-602-6,

Graphic Novels, 5 1/2 x 8-1/4 inches, 208 pages,

full color throughout


Copyrighted material

here with permission



The stories can be maddeningly complex to sort through, but that really only adds to the fascination, with distinct color palettes and visual clues to help sort out matters when the chronology becomes difficult.   


— Booklist


Oh, and kudos also are due Hilary Sycamore for the marvelously inventive color palette, all the more surprising given the largely rock-and-desert setting—then again, that’s just one more instance of how Prince of Persia defies expectations.


—Graphic Novel Reporter

This sense of vibrancy is most definitely amplified by Hilary Sycamore’s appealing work as a colorist...


—Kent Worcester,
The Comics Journal

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