Or, The War After

by S. M. Vidaurri


Hardcover, 152 pages, Diamond Comic Distributors, List Price: $24.95 | purchase

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Iron: or, The War After will appeal to fans ofMaus andAnimal Farm. S. M. Vidaurri's wordless, delicately illustrated graphic novel is set just after a conflict between predator and prey animals, and follows Hardin the rabbit after he steals a bit of secret intelligence from a military base belonging to the ruling Regime.

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