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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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…. Emile takes comfort in knowing that this creature lives. I like the sound of the story though. It is a part of the natural order. 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.

I did not include it in my wrap up because I had not written a review for it yet. Pick it up if you like. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Jonathan O’Neal Jonathan is a Tennessee native. 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. It was the last book I finished before the end of October. Fraternity has a bit of everything in it.


Things are undone simply by the pettiest aspects of human nature.

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? The missus and I did a partner read of this graphic novel. Story wise it was decent, but traternity extraordinary. Email required Address never made public.

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Twitter Facebook Google WhatsApp. He likes comics and baseball, mynuera of America’s greatest art forms. I have no idea if there is going to be a follow up to this graphic novel. These characters and the prodigal Lafitte look like they stepped out of a Euro-Disney version of Beauty and the Beast. In fact, there is an animated look to fraterntiy the character and background renderings, as if the panels are capturing cinematic production cels.

Posted on 3 November by savageddt. See if it is still available on NG Like Liked by 1 person. He is not fearful of its existence. It is only mhnuera men and women use it to further their own maliciously spiteful, hateful, and selfish ends that the violence inherent in nature is perverted.

This site uses cookies. You are commenting using your WordPress. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Perhaps humans were not meant to be governed by more than the laws of nature. Cover by Jose-Luis Munuera.

As far as the summery goes, it basically tells you exactly what this graphic novel is about. I cannot say the artwork sucked, I found it quite pretty to look at.

Jonathan is a Tennessee native. Like Liked by 1 person. 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.



The story methodically takes its time to show how these ideals falter in the wake of even the best intentions. A utopian society is too grand in practice for something as base as humanity. 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.

Anything else is folly.

CARNE DE PAPEL Y TINTA: José Luís Munuera y Juan Díaz Canales: Fraternity

Underneath it all, Fratwrnity seems to be saying that these rival factions within this community, for all their dissension, have completely missed the mark.

If you have a problem with a certain religion, maybe do not try to demonize them in a book for your enjoyment. He embraces the need for violence and abhors its trivialization. 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.

And the artwork looks pretty cool too.