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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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. It was the last book I finished before the end of October. The missus and Muunuera did a partner read of this graphic novel. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here 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.

See if it is still available on NG Like Liked by 1 person. I would have liked to find out what the connection with the feral child and the monster was. All in all I gave Fraternity a 3 out of 5 on GR and it comes recommended to people who find the blurp interesting, not so much my review as I am not sure Fraterntiy am doing it any justice. In the end, is there even such a thing as a monster when a monster can act like the best of men and men can be the most monstrous?

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A utopian society is too grand in practice for something as base as humanity. Email required Address never made public. In fact, there is an animated look to all the character and background renderings, as if the panels are capturing cinematic production cels. It is only munnuera men and women use it to further their own maliciously spiteful, hateful, and selfish ends that the violence inherent in nature is perverted.


Jonathan is a Tennessee native. I cannot say the artwork sucked, I found it quite pretty to look at.

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If you have a problem with a certain religion, maybe do not try to demonize them in a book for your enjoyment. And the artwork looks pretty cool too. Story wise it was decent, but nothing extraordinary. Emile takes comfort in knowing that this creature lives. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Like Liked by 1 person. It takes form in the monster we briefly get to see. As for the story, it turns out that there is trouble brewing in this fledgling would-be utopian society.

He embraces the need for violence and abhors its munhera.

I did not include it in my wrap up because I had farternity written a review for it yet. You are commenting using your Twitter account. In an expansive and fascinating text piece that serves as a foreword text to the story, Alex Romero puts this notion front and center. Posted on 3 November by savageddt. As their fear and paranoia grows, the townsfolk start to hunt the beast and turn on each other, with tragic munuerw that threaten to undo all that they have been working toward.


Notify me of new comments via email. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: 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.


This site uses cookies. 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. November recap, December plans… Wordaholicanonymous. These characters and the prodigal Lafitte look like they stepped out of a Euro-Disney version of Beauty and the Beast.

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. He is not fearful of its existence. We are all just animals unless we try to take care of one another.


I am not one that likes to give out spoilers in my reviews but I copied the blurp straight from NG as I had no idea what I was going to say about it. He likes comics and baseball, two of America’s greatest art forms. Perhaps humans were not meant to be governed by more than the laws of nature.

It is a part of the natural order. Anything else is folly. Jonathan O’Neal Jonathan is a Tennessee native. Underneath it all, Canales seems to be saying that these rival factions within this community, for all their dissension, have completely missed the mark.

There are no heroes here, and in fact no villains.