Pride of Baghdad
Publish date: September 13th 2006
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Historical Fiction
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
, Graphic Novels Comics
, Comic Book
A traumatic story of a pride of lions in Baghdad escaping after US bombed the city. A very ironic ending about freedom. After US soldiers killed them, they said the pride of lions are finally "free".
5 Stars, Buy it Self Purchase, Kindle First Impression: Intense. Beautiful. This is the stories of a pride of lions who escape from a zoo in Baghdad. It’s haunting and beautiful. Powerful and gripping, a real page turner. Highly recommend this. Possibly a favorite of the year. I love this. The...
Bullet Review:I REALLY liked this graphic novel. And after Vaughan's gratingly sexist "Y: The Last Man", I thought maybe Vaughan and I were having a falling out. But this just CLICKED for me. The characters - the story - how heartbreaking it was. It does end up alluding to rape (can we ever not use ...
Five stars for the gorgeous artwork. No stars for the forgettable writing and weird rape subplot.
I remember reading an article in National Geographic about Baghdad just before America took its "War on Terror" to its doorstep. It spoke of the people and their everyday lives and how they understood the world's views of Saddam Hussein's reign, but for them, it was different. Their lives were not h...
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