Branan finds his half-sister - Zarah, the daughter of Samson - but this isn't a family reunion, it's a fight to the death! But what happens when two combatants are perfectly matched? And what will happen when they find out each other's secret? Meanwhile, Commander Sidon is still oppressing the Jewish people, and three town kids are just making it worse by their pranks. Can Branan and Zarah join forces to repair the damage done by the mischievous but not malevolent kids, and if they can't how will God get the glory? Over-the-top action, with a bunch of entertaining and informative back-up features (sketchbook drawings, pin-ups of the main characters, more 'Life in the Time of Samson' pages, a feature showing the development of one page of finished work, a map and the latest installment of the "Adventures of Young Branan" serial) thrown in for good measure, deliver a full package of Old Testament-style fun!
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: ZonderKidz Publication Date: 2008 Dimensions: 7.13 X 5 (inches)
ISBN: 0310712815 ISBN-13: 9780310712817 Availability: In Stock Ages: 9-12 Series:Son of Samson
Will the mighty Branan finally be beaten ... by a girl?!? When Branan agrees to wrestle Zarah, the undefeated champion of Gezer, he knows the prize money will quickly be his. But what makes this muscular girl so confident? After hours of fighting, he discovers the truth---she's his half sister! The joy of their meeting is cut short, however, when Hebrew youths deface a massive Philistine idol. Even with their combined strength, can the son and daughter of Samson save the Hebrew community from their enemies' anger?
Bud Rogers is a cartoonist and editor and has been very active in the Christian comics community for the past fifteen years. Bud uses his organizational and management skills to assist artists and writers in realizing their creative visions.
Gary Martin's career as a freelance comic book artist spans over twenty years. He's worked for all the major companies, including Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Image, and Disney, and on such titles as, Spider-man, X-men, Batman, Star Wars, and Mickey Mouse. Gary is best known for his popular how-to books entitled, 'The Art of Comic Book Inking'. Recently, Gary wrote a comic book series called 'The Moth', which he co-created with artist Steve Rude.
Sergio Cariello paid his way through school with his drawing ability. In addition to working on popular characters from Marvel and DC Comics, he taught at the acclaimed Joe Kubert School of Cartoons and Graphic Art.
When Branan wrestles Zarah, the undefeated champion of Gezer, he's sure he'll win. After hours of fighting, he discovers the secret of the girl's confidence---she's his half-sister! But can the combined strength of the son and daughter of Samson save the Hebrews from Philistine anger when an idol is defaced? Ages 10 and up. 160 pages, softcover from Zonderkidz.