The Bridge #1
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The Bridge #1

Writer: Peter J. Tomasi Artist: Sara DuVall Publisher: Abrams ComicArts Release Date: April 18, 2018 Critic Reviews: 3
8.6Critic Rating
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More than 130 years after its completion, the Brooklyn Bridge remains one of the most extraordinary landmarks and symbols of Brooklyn and New York City—and the story behind this architectural marvel is just as extraordinary. The Brooklyn Bridge was originally designed by John Augustus Roebling, but it was his son, Washington, and his daughter-in-law, Emily, who oversaw the bridge’s construction. As work on the bridge went on, Washington developed caisson disease, leaving him bedridden for the majority of the bridge’s 14-year construction. Washington’s wife, Emily Roebling, took his place running the work site, deftly assuming the role more

  • 9.9
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Jul 22, 2018

    Overall, the graphic novel is a spellbinding tale of how one man made structure connects one family to one another and forever to a city and the world. The story by Tomasi is engrossing, passionate, and epic. The art by DuVall is captivating and beautiful. Altogether, it's an important story about the love of family and how dreams are what becomes part of our destiny. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Corps - Tom Zimm Jul 19, 2018

    I highly recommend this book for its portrayal of history and its memorializing of the Roebling family's sacrifice. The artistic portrayal of the family brings life to the values of the family, and it reminds us of the level of commitment that was required to build this country. In a way, The Bridge makes it acceptable to have altruistic beliefs that technological improvements have the capacity to change lives and are an important part of this country's advancement in the protection of humanity. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Aaron Long May 2, 2018

    The Bridge is a great OGN for anyone interested in history or architecture and it is an all-ages friendly read. Tomasis passion and fascination with the iconic bridge is evident throughout the entire story and DuValls strong pencils, coupled with solid colour work from Eltaeb and Kalisz leads to a great read from start to finish. Read Full Review

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