In "The World's First Cartoon Opera", Captain Jack Pistol, Former Pirate and Rich Man, becomes embroiled in an adventure of romance, competition, revenge, wacky politics, corruption, theater, grand opera, weddings, honeymoons and mistaken identity. All this and more is depicted with the distinctive humor and cartoon style of Rowland B. Wilson.
Described as ‘The World’s First Cartoon Opera’, it is easy to see where author and illustrative team Rowland B. Wilson and Suzanne Lemieux Wilson gained the inspiration for the crazy hijinks of their plot, which is filled with great imagery and inventive puns that are sure to keep you giggling throughout the story.--K.C. Finn
You can almost hear the singing bananas while you read!--Anne-Marie Reynolds
There is drama, there is romance, there is action and there is adventure. When you join Captain Pistol on a new journey, you know it is bound to be a bumpy yet thrilling ride.--Rabia Tanveer
Captain Pistol and Madam Moo’s love story is captivating, beginning with divorce as it moves towards the hope of marriage. The chaos surrounding them intensifies and makes the story suspenseful…The colorful, comical illustrations bring the scenes to life and add humor to the work.--Edith Wairimu
The accompanying images are worth a thousand words – and then some. Captain Pistol’s Paradise is truly a feast for the eyes and an assault on the funny bones.--Marta Tandori