Study the tenets of Plato, the wrestling superstar from ancient Greece; learn the lessons of Nietzsche, the original Übermensch; and meditate on the messages of the original kung-fu master, Bodhidharma! They’re not just great thinkers - they also make for great comics! Action Philosophers is comprehensive cartoon history from the pre-Socratics to Jacques Derrida, detailing the lives and thoughts of history's A-list brain trust in hip and humorous comic book fashion by the acclaimed comic book team of Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey. This new omnibus edition collects the entire award-winning comic book series in paperback for the first time.
“Totally irreverent and maniacally imaginative.” -Publishers Weekly