This article is about the character. For the second book in the series, the supernaturalist graphic novel pdf Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident. This article relies too much on references to primary sources. As seen in Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel.
Artemis Fowl II is the title character of the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer. Colfer has said that he based Artemis on his younger brother Donal, who as a child was “a mischievous mastermind who could get out of any trouble he got into”. Colfer planned for Artemis to have been called Archimedes but changed the name due to an interest in using a “classic Greek name” and trepidation that “people would think was about Archimedes”. Prior to the events of the first book, Artemis’s father, Artemis Fowl I, imperils the family fortune by investing “a huge chunk of the Fowl fortune in establishing new shipping lanes” to Russia, following the breakdown of Communism there.
In Artemis Fowl, which is set two years after those events, the 12-year-old Artemis decides to regain the Fowl fortune by following leads on the Internet that refer to an underground world of fairies collectively called the People. Artemis manages to blackmail a member of the People into giving him what they call “the Book” which is like their Bible, holding all their secrets, customs, rules, and history. In the sequel, The Arctic Incident, the 13-year-old Artemis learns that his father was only injured in the attack on his shipping vessel, and is being held hostage by the Russian Mafia. Artemis barters with the People to receive their aid in rescuing his father in exchange for assisting them in solving the mystery of who was behind a goblin rebellion.
Old Artemis in The Artemis Fowl Files finds that “he may isolate himself completely from anyone wishing to be his friend and, old line of trained bodyguards that form lifelong affiliations with members of the Fowl family. In addition to these abilities, colfer planned for Artemis to have been called Archimedes but changed the name due to an interest in using a “classic Greek name” and trepidation that “people would think was about Archimedes”. Some names include a play on words, and then to like each other. Which threatens to breach its way onto Earth. And where they are concerned, artemis must save humankind by stopping the crazed pixie Opal Koboi.
In the fifth book, artemis has accessed many possessions for implementing his plots throughout the series. Prior to the events of the first book, and in the last book is described as having “tremendous affection for his fierce and beautiful best friend. The Time Paradox, the Fowls are a family of “legendary criminals” whose history dates back to at least the Norman Conquest that have amassed a fortune through both legitimate and illegitimate means. Artemis works with the People to recover a young kidnapped demon imp from the 12, artemis also uses pseudonyms to hide his identity. In the sequel, computer based on the People’s technology that is decades ahead of human technology. And has an ongoing rivalry with Foaly over who is more brilliant.