The White Donkey

The White Donkey

Terminal Lance

Graphic Novel - 2016
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Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2016]
Edition: First Little, Brown edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780316362832
0316362832
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some colour)
Alternative Title: Terminal Lance

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skyekilaen
Sep 06, 2018

Most of my adjectives for this book start with H: haunting, harrowing, heartbreaking. It's an emotionally raw story about a young man who joins the Marines for probably not-so-great reasons, isn't particularly well-suited to it, and ends up badly broken by his traumatic experiences. Uriarte is a cartoonist and former Marine whose webcomic Terminal Lance became popular with Corps members and vets. Here he does a pivot from cartoon humor strips to a serious graphic novel, and it's clear he has talent for both kinds of work. It's not a universal story about military experience, because everyone in the military has their own story, but it is an important one.

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mclarjh
Sep 08, 2017

Drawings and dialogue are okay, characters and storytelling just so so; acronyms and jargon could have been better explained. Emotional ending.

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forgeman
Oct 31, 2016

war is hell I guess, I don't have any experience so I don't know. I do know that PTSD is a real thing and affects a myriad of service personel here in Canada and the States. It read more like a comic book than a novel but with out being long and drawn out, an interesting albeit short read.

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