Mouse Guard #3

Artist: David Peterson Publisher: Archaia Studio Press Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Robert Murray Jun 15, 2006

    However, jumping from fanboy to reviewer mode, Mouse Guard #3 just isnt meaty enough for a higher bullet rating. Petersons care and attention to quality is obvious and evident in this issue and throughout the series, but I care so much about the tale being told in each issue that the story here is too slight for the $3.50 price tag. Yes, there is a solid revelation and a great battle between Kenzie and Saxon, but thats really all there is here. Basically, Mouse Guard is a childrens book for adults, no matter how you look at it, which brings up another interesting topic: Who is the audience for this book? A lot of people refer to this as an all-ages title, but there is certainly enough violence, death, and mature concepts to bar youngsters from reading this. In some ways, Mouse Guard reminds me of an old-school kids book such as Sounder or Where the Red Fern Grows, books that stuck with me because of their power and insight, but also books that didnt worry about a politically Read Full Review

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