Octavia Butler's Kindred #1

Octavia Butler's Kindred #1

Writer: Octavia Butler, Damian Duffy Artist: John Jennings Publisher: Abrams ComicArts Release Date: January 11, 2017 Cover Price: $24.95 Critic Reviews: 1
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A graphic-novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's groundbreaking science-fiction classic offers an unflinching look at slavery, race, and the role of women in society. Butler's most celebrated, critically acclaimed work tells the story of Dana, a young black woman who is suddenly and inexplicably transported from her home in 1970s California to the pre-Civil War South. As she time-travels between worlds, one in which she is a free woman and one where she is part of her own complicated familial history on a southern plantation, she becomes frighteningly entangled in the lives of Rufus, a conflicted white slaveholder and one of Dana's own ances more

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    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Jan 29, 2017

    Overall, when it comes to adaptations, this more than captures the spirit, pushes it to new heights. Damian Duffy deftly gets every message Butler was conveying and gets why this book has been a cornerstone, to every Octavia Butler fan. John Jennings‘ illustrations leap off the page, tugging at the readers heartstrings, at the right beats and not flinching when most artists would. Altogether, a strong adaptation, which not only met expectations but makes one fall in love with story all over again. Read Full Review

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