We're going on an adventure!! Alexander seems eager to get outta town, though it looks like nobody else wants him to leave...
References/inspiration for the design of the gate:
- The Ishtar Gate at the Permagon Museum in Berlin. (which also lent itself to the blue frame behind the right page panels)
- The Adad Gate in Niveneh.
Reference for the umbrella/parasol: Bas relief of King at the Palace of Xerxes
The Macedonian soldier's outfits: Painting of the Tomb of Argios Athanasios
The Persian soldier's outfits: Archers at Permagon Museum.
WHAT IS THIS?
The 21st century graphic novel retelling of the Alexander Romance, a
account about the life,
deeds and legends of Alexander the Great.