Nanjing: The Burning City #1
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Nanjing: The Burning City #1

Writer: Ethan Young Artist: Ethan Young Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: August 19, 2015 Cover Price: $24.99 Critic Reviews: 1
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After the bombs fall, the Imperial Japanese Army seized the Chinese capital of Nanjing. Now screams echo off the rubble as two abandoned Chinese soldiers-trapped and desperately outnumbered inside the walled city-try to escape. What they'll encounter will haunt them. But in the face of horror, they'll learn that resistance and bravery cannot be destroyed.

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    Graphic Policy - Brett Aug 21, 2015

    Overall, Nanjing: The Burning City feels like a good book to start teens on in hopes they want to do further research about this event that's often ignored in the West. The graphic novel itself is a fine and quick read that gives a little insight into what happened, and packages it into entertainment, like Saving Private Ryan. Here's hoping it spurs some more discussion and research into what really happened. Read Full Review

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