The whole series of Virgin Comics novels is characterised by eye-poppingly gorgeous artwork, and this is no exception. Shantanu Mohapatra brings the vibrant world of Kapilavastu to life, and immerses us into the story of a young Siddharta, a prince who would eventually abandon all his worldly possessions to become the greatest philosopher known to man.

If you were ever curious about how the Legend of The Buddha came to be, this might be an excellent start. Although highly dramatized, this proves an entertaining insight into the beginnings of the man that became a religion.