Who Was the Greatest?: Muhammad Ali

A Who HQ Graphic Novel

Illustrated by Chris Brunner, Rico Renzi
"The Who HQ Graphic Novels series does an excellent job of quickly engaging readers by capturing the drama and immediacy of pivotal historic events." — Booklist

Discover the story behind Muhammad Ali and the boxing match that captivated the world, the Thrilla In Manila, in this powerful graphic novel -- written by Murder Ballads' Gabe Soria and illustrated by award-winning artists Chris Brunner and Rico Renzi.


Presenting Who HQ Graphic Novels: an exciting addition to the #1 New York Times best-selling Who Was? series!

Explore the journey Muhmmad Ali took to win his final match against fellow heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier, known as the Thrilla in Manila. A story of athleticism, heart, and determination, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves into the explosive power of the boxing champion and civil rights activist-- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.

A 2023 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers!
Known for the popular online role-playing game Sword & Backpack, Gabe Soria is best known in the kidlit community for reinventing the choice-driven book genre with his four-book series, Midnight Arcade. He has also written several comic books for DC Comics, including Batman '66. Gabe also collaborated with friend Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys on the The Murder Ballads comic book. View titles by Gabe Soria
Who HQ is your headquarters for history. The Who HQ team is always working to provide simple and clear answers to some of our biggest questions. From Who Was George Washington? to Who Is Michelle Obama?, and What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? to Where Is the Great Barrier Reef?, we strive to give you all the facts. Visit us at WhoHQ.com View titles by Who HQ
  • SELECTION | 2023
    ALA Quick Pick for Young Adult Reluctant Readers
"The Who HQ Graphic Novels series does an excellent job of quickly engaging readers by capturing the drama and immediacy of pivotal historic events… In 'Who Was the Greatest?,' the third world-championship boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Smokin' Joe Frazier comes vividly to life as round after brutal round-and the athletes fighting them-is detailed…These graphic offerings manage to pack in an impressive amount of information and are sure to appeal to middle-grade readers." — Booklist

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"The Who HQ Graphic Novels series does an excellent job of quickly engaging readers by capturing the drama and immediacy of pivotal historic events." — Booklist

Discover the story behind Muhammad Ali and the boxing match that captivated the world, the Thrilla In Manila, in this powerful graphic novel -- written by Murder Ballads' Gabe Soria and illustrated by award-winning artists Chris Brunner and Rico Renzi.


Presenting Who HQ Graphic Novels: an exciting addition to the #1 New York Times best-selling Who Was? series!

Explore the journey Muhmmad Ali took to win his final match against fellow heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier, known as the Thrilla in Manila. A story of athleticism, heart, and determination, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves into the explosive power of the boxing champion and civil rights activist-- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that jump off the page.

A 2023 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers!

Author

Known for the popular online role-playing game Sword & Backpack, Gabe Soria is best known in the kidlit community for reinventing the choice-driven book genre with his four-book series, Midnight Arcade. He has also written several comic books for DC Comics, including Batman '66. Gabe also collaborated with friend Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys on the The Murder Ballads comic book. View titles by Gabe Soria
Who HQ is your headquarters for history. The Who HQ team is always working to provide simple and clear answers to some of our biggest questions. From Who Was George Washington? to Who Is Michelle Obama?, and What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? to Where Is the Great Barrier Reef?, we strive to give you all the facts. Visit us at WhoHQ.com View titles by Who HQ

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  • SELECTION | 2023
    ALA Quick Pick for Young Adult Reluctant Readers

Praise

"The Who HQ Graphic Novels series does an excellent job of quickly engaging readers by capturing the drama and immediacy of pivotal historic events… In 'Who Was the Greatest?,' the third world-championship boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Smokin' Joe Frazier comes vividly to life as round after brutal round-and the athletes fighting them-is detailed…These graphic offerings manage to pack in an impressive amount of information and are sure to appeal to middle-grade readers." — Booklist

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