Author: Jeon Geuk-Jin & Kamaro
Publication Date: 13 July 2021
Format: eBook - PDF
Genre: Graphic Novel
Source: ARC via NetGalley
The story of The Breaker follows Shiwoon "Shioon" Yi, a timid high school student who becomes the disciple to Chunwoo Han, a martial artist who is an enemy to the secret martial arts society known as the Murim.
However, Shioon is naive and unaware of his master's shady past and the unseen underbelly of the society. How will Chun Woo manage to teach Shioon and help him survive in the world of Murim? Originally published published in South Korea by Daewon C.I., The Breaker has already been translated into many other languages such as French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Turkish, Polish and more...and now
ABLAZE is happy to bring the title to English language readers worldwide. Praised not only for its thrilling artwork depicting amazing martial arts action, but also gripping storyline, The Breaker Omnibus Volume 1 is 400 pages of intense story and art!
The Breaker Omnibus Vol. 1 is my first time reading a Korean graphic novel and I really enjoyed it. The artwork is excellent, especially in the fight scenes, and the characters are fun and engaging. I finished this first volume interested to know what would happen to them next, so I would definitely be keen to read on to volume two in the future. As well as the martial arts side of the story, the piece also looks at issues like high school bullying and teen suicide, so it has some emotional depth alongside the action. I'd intended to read the book over several days, but I ended up finishing it in one as I just couldn't stop reading. This is a 4.5-star read for me.
I received this book as a free eBook ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.