Saturday, October 16, 2010

_Mouse Guard: Fall 1152

This book was a disappointment. It had evocative art and I'd seen it around and had high hopes for it. I liked the images of mouse towns nestled in the woods.

But the story was opaque. It seemed like a lot happened between chapters and was implied rather than stated, and I didn't feel like I really got it, nor did I ever feel invested in the characters.

UPDATE 10/19/10: My thirteen-year-old son thought it was great, it turns out. He asked me to find him some more issues.

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