Outlaws of the Marsh Volume 1

Spirits and Bandits

From the Series Outlaws of the Marsh

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

In the days of the Song Dynasty, government corruption is rampant, and the enemies of a ruthless schemer named Qui Gao are driven out of power and into the untamed countryside of China. There they encounter 108 mischievous spirits who have taken root in the form of bandits and thieves who are about to make life very difficult for Qui Gao.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Graphic Novels, Young Adult
Publisher JR Comics ®
Imprint JR Comics ®
Language English
Publication Date 2015-08-01
Text Type Fiction—Action/Adventure
BISACS YAF010000, YAF030000, YAF024030
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 370
Features Reviewed



“The colorful, expressive art is highly detailed but very clear, and chapter introductions help keep the reader on track with the complex story. This is an accessible introduction to a Chinese classic.” —Booklist

Author: Wei Dong Chen

Wei Dong Chen has published more than 300 cartoons and is the founder of Creator World in Tianjin, the largest comics studio in China. He lives in China.

Illustrator: Xiao Long Liang

Xiao Long Liang is one of the most highly regarded cartoonists in China today. He lives in Beijing, China.