#3 in a series!

The 365 Day Graphic Novel Challenge


Writer and Artist: David Petersen

Archaia Studios Press, 2009

Mouse-Guard-v1-Fall-1152-GN-CoverI had known about MOUSE GUARD, of course, because it was hard NOT to know about MOUSE GUARD.  When it first start appearing in 2007, it was one of those titles that quickly generated buzz which led to fast sales and suddenly high priced back issues.  I had missed it when it came out and, when I decided to go back and check it out, the back issues were too expensive.  So, like the ‘hot girl’ you always hear about at school but never seem to meet, I hadn’t read MOUSE GUARD… until now.

It’s really a simple idea and those are often the ones that work the best.  It’s the story of a society of mice who live in hidden towns, villages and cities, who try to survive despite being the chosen dish du jour of…

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About Sam Gafford
My name is Sam Gafford and I've been doing critical work on William Hope Hodgson for many years. I wrote the article "Writing Backwards: The Novels of William Hope Hodgson" in which I presented evidence that WHH wrote his novels in the reverse order in which they were published. I've recently written an article on Hodgson's confrontation with Houdini and am currently working on a book length study of WHH.

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