The Knight in the Panther's Skin comics to be published soon
26 March, 2016
The Knight in the Panther's Skin comics to be published soon
For the first time in the history of Georgian literature a comic book version of an iconic medieval Georgian poem The Knight in the Panther's Skin will be published. There exists a number of illustrations of the world-famous poem written by Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli in the 12th century (period known
as Georgian Renaissance), yet Georgian artist, David Machavariani known by his nickname Kakadu decided to offer a rather modern and progressive version of the book filled with colorful illustrations.

David Machavariani (Kakadu)

As the artist says, this will be a 134-page edited graphic novel and it will be completed by spring 2017. In addition, Kakadu says, it will serve as a good basis for creating animation cartoon of The Knight in the Panther's Skin in the future.

The comic version of immortal and epic poem will play a significant role in further promoting the book both locally and internationally. Here we present to you some of the illustrations of the book by David Machavariani.

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