Illustrated by Gaman Palem
Product description: A glossy, graphic novel depicting the tale of Ramayan. The aim is to teach children of morality, using the antagonist Ravana, as an example of corruptness (“lust, pride, anger”, etc.). The sequential narrative details the birth of the protagonist, Rama, documenting his eventual defeat of the villain.
The book is extremely colorful; the Indian landscape is vibrant and green whilst the characters are adorned with gold and bright reds, yellows and greens.
Upon all 46 pages, a traditional gridded format is used. Speech and thought bubbles are used to convey communication.
Publication Details: 2005, Seasons Publishing, glossy graphic novel, (mass produced).