Aldebaran for all intents and purposes gives readers a deeper look into the binary of humanity and monstrosity. Throughout the series thus far there have been constant questionings of what makes one truly human, and with this comic being one so deeply embedded in a discourse of hybridity it makes answering those questions even harder. Aldebaran was organically born to a human mother while Sena, Zun, Phinx, and the other "evolved" animals have been products of scientific/magical experimentation and incubated test tube creations. His view of himself is that of being more man than beast, while also seeing himself as being one of "them" (referring to the evolved animals). But Aldebaran walks a thin line, one in which many on each side outcast him their communities " he is a production of the contact zone between humanity and the universe, a species all his own, and this issue works to tease out how he deals with these things himself. Read Full Review
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