The Lions of Leningrad OGN
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The Lions of Leningrad OGN

Publisher: Dead Reckoning Release Date: March 16, 2022 Cover Price: $19.95 Critic Reviews: 1
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On January 27, 1962, a concert at the Maly Theatre in Leningrad is interrupted by a gunshot and an ex-state prisoner is arrested. At the police station, the mysterious gunman recalls the early summer of 1941. When the German army begins its invasion of Soviet Russia, four children are evacuated to the countryside: Maxim, the son of a senior Communist Party official; Pyotr, the son of writers; Anka, the daughter of a concert violinist; and Grigory, the son of a pilot that was executed for insubordination. The farm where they are staying is attacked and the train that is supposed to take th to safety is blown to bits by German planes. The four more

  • 9.8
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Mar 16, 2022

    Overall, The Lions of Leningrad is an excellent graphic novel that will remind readers of Red Dawn, but if it actually happened in Russia and was heartfelt. The story by Van Rijckeghem is astounding. The art by Du Caju is beautiful. Altogether, a coming of age story that shows that true friendship wins at the end. Read Full Review

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