Animal Castle Volume 1

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Pub Date 30 Aug 2022 | Archive Date 31 Aug 2022

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Description

On the Farm all animals were equal.

In the Castle some are more equal than others.

For fans of the bestselling Stray Dogs and the Eisner Award winning Beasts of Burden comes an animal fable at once familiar and surprising! You may think you know the story but set aside your assumptions, this animal uprising is unlike any you have read!

Nestled in the heart of a farm forgotten by men, the Animal Castle is ruled with an iron hoof by President Silvio. The bull and its dog militia savor their power, while the other animals are exhausted by work, until the arrival of the mysterious Azelard, a traveling rat who will teach them the secrets of civil disobedience.

Collecting issues 1-5 of the bestselling comic series into a handsome hardcover volume, with complete cover gallery and bonus material, including behind the scenes info and illustrations


On the Farm all animals were equal.

In the Castle some are more equal than others.

For fans of the bestselling Stray Dogs and the Eisner Award winning Beasts of Burden comes an animal fable at once...


A Note From the Publisher

AWARD POTENTIAL: Inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm

POIGNANT PERSPECTIVE: At the core of the story, it is about a group of animals on a farm that are oppressed, and one day a mysterious character shows up and teaches the oppressed about civil disobedience. A fable unlike any other that will, at once, surprise readers.

EDUCATIONAL CROSS-OVER: Good for high school and college classrooms, teaching Orwell, social studies, and civics.

STUNNING ARTWORK: The animals within the story are rendered in a beautiful realistic style but with plenty of expression and personality.

STUNNING FORMAT: Formatted as a prestigious hardcover that includes a cover gallery and bonus material that includes behind-the-scenes info and bonus illustrations.

AWARD POTENTIAL: Inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm

POIGNANT PERSPECTIVE: At the core of the story, it is about a group of animals on a farm that are oppressed, and one day a mysterious...


Advance Praise

"Writer Xavier Dorison and artist Felix Delep have crafted a powerful and different look and direction for this Orwell inspired book. "--geekvibesnation.com

"If you are looking for powerful visuals and a modern-day parable that can be compared to our own existence, check out this trade collection of Animal Castle!"--gatecrashers.fan

"It's worth mentioning that perhaps the most striking thing about this comic is its timing. With real life headlines telling us of Putin's unjust war against Ukraine and the bravery of average Ukrainian citizens as they fight back against Russia's presidential dictator, what better time could there be for a comic like Animal Castle?"--frankiescomics.com

"This book is powerful, hand-drawn, dramatic as heck, touching, and emotional." --fanboyfactor.com

"The writing of this story is brilliant and the characterisation is emotional and endearing while the mindbogglingly brilliant interiors will leave you breathless by their sheer scope. This is what comics were created for."--readingwithaflightring

"this anthropomorphic tale of a castle that has been taken over by animals has the heft and gravitas of Animal Farm and the visual spectacle of Scurry making it one of the best books of its type we've read in recent memory."--pipedreamcomics


"Writer Xavier Dorison and artist Felix Delep have crafted a powerful and different look and direction for this Orwell inspired book. "--geekvibesnation.com

"If you are looking for powerful visuals...


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Available Editions

EDITION Hardcover
ISBN 9781684970032
PRICE $24.99 (USD)

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