Fraternity. by Juan Diaz Canales, José-Luis Munuera during the American Civil War, the inhabitants of New Fraternity, Indiana, find themselves far from. Buy Fraternity 01 by José-Luis Munuera, Juan Díaz Canales (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Canales, along with artist José-Luis Munuera and colorist Seydas, went on to create Fraternity, a Civil War-era tale of monsters and men. Today.

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Things are undone simply by the pettiest aspects of human nature. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Everyone has something to say about how things should be run and how people should conduct themselves, and having a giant creature captured and tethered in an abandoned barn does little to assuage these tendencies in the self-important citizenry of New Fraternity. Ultimately, the book stands up to multiple critical readings, and luckily each actual reading will be a joy with a book this dark and lovely.

In the end, is there even such a thing as a monster when a monster can act like the best munuear men and men can be the most monstrous? Hope you have a great day. In fact, there is an animated look to all the character and background renderings, as if the panels are capturing cinematic production cels.

Email required Address never made public. I am not one that likes to give out spoilers in my reviews but Fratefnity copied the blurp straight from NG as I had no idea what I was going to say about it. It is a part of the natural order.


Notify me of new comments via email. There are no lengthy introductions, and even with the distinctive visages, readers may find themselves flipping back to earlier pages to confirm character identities until near the end of the story.

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He likes comics and baseball, two of America’s greatest art forms. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Anything else is folly. November recap, December plans… Wordaholicanonymous. I like the sound of the story though.

You are commenting using your WordPress. As far as the summery goes, it basically tells you exactly what this graphic novel is about. It was the last book I finished before the end of October.

I did not include it in my wrap up because I had not written a review for it yet. He is not fearful of its existence.


The beast seems to have some connection to Emile, a feral child found a few years earlier who had been taken in by the townsfolk during simpler times. Posted on 3 November by savageddt. I have no idea if there is going to be a follow up to this graphic novel. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Like Liked by 1 person. Pick it up if you like. We are all just animals unless we try to take care of one another.


Cover by Jose-Luis Munuera. He embraces the need for violence and abhors its trivialization. It takes form in the monster we briefly get to see. This site uses cookies.

As their fear and paranoia grows, the townsfolk start to hunt the beast and turn on each other, with tragic results that threaten to undo all that they have been working toward. The story methodically takes its time to show how these ideals falter in the wake of munueera the best intentions.

A utopian society is too grand in practice munueraa something as base as humanity. Story wise it was decent, but nothing extraordinary. If you have a problem with a certain religion, maybe do not try to demonize them in a book for your enjoyment. It is only when men and women use it to further their own maliciously spiteful, hateful, and selfish ends that the violence inherent in nature is perverted.

In an expansive and fascinating text piece that serves as a foreword text to the story, Alex Romero puts this notion front and center.