Serenity: The Shepherds Tale #1
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Serenity: The Shepherds Tale #1

Writer: Zack Whedon, Joss Whedon Artist: Chris Samnee Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 2, 2010 Cover Price: $14.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 3
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One of Serenity's greatest mysteries is finally revealed in The Shepherd's Tale, filling in the life of one of the show's most beloved characters - Shepherd Book! Who was Book before meeting Mal and the rest of the Serenity crew? How did he become one of their most trusted allies? And how did he find God in a bowl of soup? Answers to these and more questions about Book's past are uncovered in this original graphic novel by rising stars Zack Whedon (Dr. Horrible, Terminator, Fringe) and Chris Samnee (Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps, Daredevil). A pivotal chapter in the ongoing Serenity saga, The Shepherd's Tale is also a rollicking, action- more

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    Comic Book Bin - Troy-Jeffrey Allen Nov 15, 2010

    Most impressive is how thoughtful and simple Book's cross road is decided. In an excellent moment of self-reflection, Book sees the universe for what it is"a bowl of chicken soup. It doesn't make sense now, but it's the small moments such as this one that goes out of its way to not just expose the character of Shepherd Book but re-familiarize you with the Firefly universe, making it seem fresh and exciting even eight years after its untimely dismissal. Read Full Review

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