Chronin Volume 1: The Knife at Your Back

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Tom Doherty Associates, Feb 19, 2019 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 304 pages

Alison Wilgus's Chronin Volume 1: The Knife at Your Back: is an action-packed, time travel adventure--first in a graphic novel duology.

Her name is Mirai Yoshida.

She was not born in Japan.

She is not supposed to be in 1864.

But, through a time-travel mishap, Mirai is stuck with no way out. Help may be found when she befriends Hatsu, a humble tea mistress harboring a dangerous secret. Yet time is running short for the entire nation, because Mirai knows that the shogunate is about to fall. Learning the way of the sword might be her only path towards survival.

“Lush historical setting, deft storytelling, and an ear for sharp dialogue.” — Ethan Young, Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated author of Nanjing: The Burning City

“A fascinating, intricate story.” — Tony Cliff, author of Delilah Dirk series


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User Review  - villemezbrown - LibraryThing

The art and writing are a bit awkward, but I found myself drawn into this time travel saga as the book progressed. It helped that it was set in a place and time with which I do not have a lot of ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 15
Section 16
Section 17
Section 18
Section 19
Section 20
Section 21
Section 22

Section 9
Section 10
Section 11
Section 12
Section 13
Section 14
Section 23
Section 24
Section 25
Section 26
Copyright

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About the author (2019)

ALISON WILGUS is a Brooklyn-based bestselling writer, editor and cartoonist who's been working in comics for over a decade. She is the author of the SF graphic novel duology, Chronin (Tor Books), which NPR called “timeless in more ways than one,” and Book Riot called “magical,” and which has garnered a host of glowing reviews. Her middle grade graphic novel Science Comics: Flying Machines was named one of the National Science Teachers Association’s Best STEM Books for 2018, and was an Amazon Holiday Toy List Pick. Her next nonfiction graphic work, The Mars Challenge, is forthcoming from First Second. Her New York Times bestselling work has been published by DC Comics, Dark Horse, Del Rey, and Scholastic, and she served as a script and story writer for Cartoon Network's "Codename: Kids Next Door." In her spare time, she co-hosts a podcast about comics publishing called “Graphic Novel TK” with Gina Gagliano.

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