Past the Last Mountain #1
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Past the Last Mountain #1

Writer: Paul Allor Artist: Louie Joyce Publisher: Comics Experience Release Date: April 27, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
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Issue 1
A troll, faun and dragon are on the run from the United States government in this geopolitical fantasy from creators Paul Allor and Louie Joyce.

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    Comic Bastards - Ben Boruff Jun 22, 2016

    Past the Last Mountain is more than a fantasy comic: it is an exciting, heartfelt action story that uses interactions between fairy-tale characters and government officials to create an effective social commentary. Allor's narrative soars gracefully from page to page on the wings of Joyce's nuanced artwork. The characters are complicated, which makes them refreshingly relatable, and the story is relevant. In a 2013 lecture for the Reading Agency, author Neil Gaiman noted the benefits of escapism, arguing that fantasy worlds offer readers a safe place to acquire knowledge and tools with which to better tackle problems in real life. Past the Last Mountain offers this sort of fantasy world"use it. Read Full Review

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    Nerdly - Matthew De Monti Jul 27, 2022

    There are definitely shades of WE3 in the story, the art is nice and there's a series of short stories to enhance the sense of world-building. Overall a nice solid read. Read Full Review

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