There are a number of famous real and fictional European knights that usually jump into everyone’s minds: King Arthur, Joan of Arc, William Wallace, Roland…the list goes on. Few people, however, think of the name Alexander Nevsky, a heroic 13th century Russian knight who stopped not only the Golden Horde of the Mongols, but also defeated the marauding Teutonic Knights of the Holy Roman Empire. Some people, however, probably know about him from the acclaimed Sergei Eisenstein film of the early 20th century which followed Nevsky’s rise to fame and explored his heroic deeds. Trident Media Group and IDW Publishing joined forces to produce a graphic novel based on the film and I was lucky enough to be offered the chance to read the graphic novel in its entirety before its released to the public thanks to my friend, Mark Gottlieb, who worked on the publishing project. What did I think of Nevsky: A Hero of the People? Keep reading to find out!