Final 4! Semi-final #1

This is it! We started with sixteen awesome books and four legends have emerged to duke it out in a pair of glorious semi-finals. Who will achieve eternal fame? Let’s take a look at the fortunate four and the paths they took to get here (with a few editorial comments to establish some drama…):

Elite 8!

Eight valiant contenders continue their quests for victory! If the Sweet 16 taught us anything, clearly I have a thing for the ancient Mediterranean…and that hasn’t changed in the Elite 8. Let’s get this round started with a titanic match up between two pantheons.