Folk hero or criminal, you've never seen the story of Ned Kelly like this before ...From the creator of the historical comics Reg Saunders and Gallipoli: The Landing - winners of an Australian Educational Publishing Award - comes a dynamic graphic-vel treatment of the story of Edward 'Ned' Kelly. With all the action rendered in full colour, high school readers and fans of graphic vels alike will see the story of our most famous bushranger come alive. From Ned's birth in 1855 into a poor Irish immigrant family, to his criminal exploits in rural Victoria, through to the gunfights at Stringybark Creek and Glenrowan and his death at age 25, this book offers a new perspective on Ned's infamous acts. Incorporating newspaper clippings and other source material, it questions what we think we kw about Ned Kelly, while reminding us that Australian history is full of unique characters and unexpected drama.
Hugh Dolan is a former intelligence officer with the RAAF. He is the creator of successful historical graphic novels and the author of 36 Days: The untold story behind the Gallipoli landings. His documentary film Gallipoli From Above screened on both The History Channel and ABC TV.