The Annotated Northwest Passage PDF ã The Annotated

The Annotated Northwest Passage PDF ã The Annotated


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  1. Skye Kilaen Skye Kilaen says:

    Scott Chantler became one of our favorite comics artists and writers with his amazing young adult fantasy series Three Thieves, so I was intrigued to see how he d take on historical fiction I wasn t disappointed Northwest Passage is set in 1755 in Canada at an English fort, during a time when the English and French struggled for power over the Hudson Bay area The story is centered around Charles Lord, a semi famous adventurer who basically got moved to desk duty of governing the fort for year Scott Chantler became one of our favorite comics artists and writers with his amazing young adult fantasy series Three Thieves, so I was intrigued to see how he d take on historical fiction I wasn t disappointed Northwest Passage is set in 1755 in Canada at an English fort, during a time when the English and French struggled for power over the Hudson Bay area The story is centered around Charles Lord, a semi famous adventurer who basically got moved to desk duty of governing the fort for years, but plans to seek the titular fabled water route through North America to the Pacific now that he s retiring Unfortunately for Lord, French invaders take the incoming English supply ship that s supposed to take Lord back to England to raise funds for his expedition, and things only get worse from there.Tightly interwoven with the fate of the fort, and IMHO evencompelling, are two intersecting human stories 1 Lord s relationship with his embittered son Simon, whose mother Bright Moon, from the Opaskwayak Cree tribe, died when he was young, and 2 the experience of Lord s nephew Fletcher, who d traveled on the supply ship to serve at the fort, but finds himself swept up in terrifying violence and then held as a hostage Lord and Simon s story is heartbreaking and the jewel of the book, especially a dinner scene in Chapter 2 where they sit at opposite ends of a long table, unable to communicate honestly It s an amazing use of same panel repeatedly with slight alterations to show us the dysfunction of their life together.I don t have enough expertise to say whether the Cree representation here is acceptable, but I noticed that while most of the story s main characters are white, the Cree living nearby the fort clearly have their own lives and agendas separate from whatever s going on between the English and the French Other tribes are mentioned as well, and Lord s egalitarian views seem author endorsed The book mostly depicts functional business relationships between the tribes and the English and French, but violence against the Cree by invading settlers isn t ignored.I read the paperback version of the Annotated Edition, which was originally published in hardback, and I recommend reading all the back matter if you read it The historical grounding and storytelling process notes Chantler shares were quite interesting My only regret is that at the time of writing, he seemed to have plans for continuing the story, but it never happened Content warning Late in the book, an evil male character discloses his past rape of a female character It s not detailed


  2. Jacob Jacob says:

    Public library copy I own the prior individualized books.I m re reading this book for a third time It s really great and there s no reason to edit my 5 star ranking.


  3. Michael Michael says:

    I took this out of the library after seeing Scott Chantler on the Newsarama blog berating fanboys for beingworried about the sanctity of their precious DCU than concerned with the rights of the Siegel family Chantler essentially made a fan for life that day, and it s a great bonus that his book is terrific Sufficiently terrific that I m considering buying a keeper copy of this one 1755, Canada, the acting governor of a major English fort is preparing to ship back to England He s not h I took this out of the library after seeing Scott Chantler on the Newsarama blog berating fanboys for beingworried about the sanctity of their precious DCU than concerned with the rights of the Siegel family Chantler essentially made a fan for life that day, and it s a great bonus that his book is terrific Sufficiently terrific that I m considering buying a keeper copy of this one 1755, Canada, the acting governor of a major English fort is preparing to ship back to England He s not happy about this, as he loves the frontier life Due to his affection for exploring, his son, a half Cree, resents him, and his bookwormy nephew is on the ship coming with new supplies hoping to impress upon his fabled uncle his manliness A old enemy, a Frenchman, ambushes the supply ship, conquers the fort, and drives the hero and his loyal men into the wilderness Chantler is a great cartoonist, echoing Jeff Smith in the best ways The adventure is fast and fun, but Chantler manages to humanize the entire ordeal with the father son dynamics Very, very good work


  4. Lauren Schnoebelen Lauren Schnoebelen says:

    I guess I wantedout of this graphic novel than I got I picked this up from the library because the illustration design was interesting and I thought the time period during the fur trade would be a nice pallet cleanse from what I ve been reading A what if story about the time when England and France were spreading across America in hopes of gaining wealth from all sorts of resources available on the lad With competition between two old fur traders coming to a head, a battle breaks out wh I guess I wantedout of this graphic novel than I got I picked this up from the library because the illustration design was interesting and I thought the time period during the fur trade would be a nice pallet cleanse from what I ve been reading A what if story about the time when England and France were spreading across America in hopes of gaining wealth from all sorts of resources available on the lad With competition between two old fur traders coming to a head, a battle breaks out when the Frenchman takes over the Fort of the Englishman who he views as a rival and enemy This was definitely what the description said it was but by the end of it, I just looked at it and thought is that it


  5. JaumeMuntane JaumeMuntane says:

    3,5 5Interesante pero me ha sabido a poco El momento hist rico reflejado, el dibujo, la concisi n del gui n, el detallado epilogo anotado ofreciendo informaci n hist rica as como del proceso de creaci n.todos estos son puntos muy favorables pero cierro la ltima p gina con la sensaci n de saberme a poco, de que hubiera sido deseable, en mi caso, que se hubiera profundizado m s.


  6. Cate Cate says:

    Check out those noses


  7. José Nebreda José Nebreda says:

    Dibujo precioso que encaja perfectamente en esta cruel historia de aventuras y descubrimientos en el inexplorado Gran Norte.


  8. Erik Erik says:

    Who says historical fiction and comics don t mix Chandler, in this 200 plus page graphic novel, proves that this sub genre the historical epic is not moribund by any means Loosely based upon actual events surrounding the life of Governor Charles Lord of the Hudson s Bay Company in the mid eighteenth century, this sprightly told narrative effortlessly balances a artistic style reminiscent of Jeff Smith renowned artist writer of the mega fantasy epic Bone with the narrative sensibilities Who says historical fiction and comics don t mix Chandler, in this 200 plus page graphic novel, proves that this sub genre the historical epic is not moribund by any means Loosely based upon actual events surrounding the life of Governor Charles Lord of the Hudson s Bay Company in the mid eighteenth century, this sprightly told narrative effortlessly balances a artistic style reminiscent of Jeff Smith renowned artist writer of the mega fantasy epic Bone with the narrative sensibilities of another historical epic currently being serialized, Eric Shanower s Age of Bronze It s not very often that North America during the pre colonial pioneer days captures the imagination anything by James Feni Cooper, of The Last of the Mohicans fame, can prove to be an eye wearying read but Chandler succeeds where many fear to tread And luckily, this will whet the reader s appetite forin this under rated and served graphic novel sub genre


  9. Matt Matt says:

    Scott Chantler s rich, confident brushwork found throughout Northwest Passage will remind some readers of Jeff Smith s Bone The story, however, is steeped in North American history and hasin common with Last of the Mohicans than the tale of those three goofball cherubs straight out of Boneville.This handsome volume from Oni Press does a fine job of presenting Chantler s two fisted Canadian western The production values are fantastic and the thirty pages of annotations make for interestin Scott Chantler s rich, confident brushwork found throughout Northwest Passage will remind some readers of Jeff Smith s Bone The story, however, is steeped in North American history and hasin common with Last of the Mohicans than the tale of those three goofball cherubs straight out of Boneville.This handsome volume from Oni Press does a fine job of presenting Chantler s two fisted Canadian western The production values are fantastic and the thirty pages of annotations make for interesting reading while waiting for the next volume to arrive.While the characters are often broadly drawn, Chantler hits enough high notes to provide an entertaining and engaging read As far as the visuals go, Chantler is really at the top of his game with strong, dynamic illustrations that will appeal to readers of all ages


  10. Lucinda Lucinda says:

    It would be great if this was a long running series there is so much that could be explored about the politics and events of this time period and region Ultimately I think this is the biggest weakness of the story Chantler tells in order to give a complete story he rushes and simplifies some aspects Still, he created some compelling characters, and I love his graphic style.As for the issue of representativeness, I don t think it was Chantler s intentions of presenting a history of the fur It would be great if this was a long running series there is so much that could be explored about the politics and events of this time period and region Ultimately I think this is the biggest weakness of the story Chantler tells in order to give a complete story he rushes and simplifies some aspects Still, he created some compelling characters, and I love his graphic style.As for the issue of representativeness, I don t think it was Chantler s intentions of presenting a history of the fur trade in Canada so it doesn t really make sense to charge him with partiality or biased historiography


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The Annotated Northwest Passage ➸ [Read] ➳ The Annotated Northwest Passage By Scott Chantler ➽ – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk alt cover for ISBN After Fort Newcastle is brutally captured by invading French mercenaries, Charles Lord and a band of his surviving soldiers, trackers, and explorers embark on one last great adventu alt cover for ISBN After Fort Newcastle is brutally captured by invading French mercenaries, Charles Lord and a band of his surviving soldiers, trackers, and explorers embark on one last great adventure to unite the people of Rupert s Land to reclaim their home This rollicking historical adventure The Annotated PDF/EPUB ² fights its way on land and sea, all in search of and control of the mythic Northwest Passage.

  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • The Annotated Northwest Passage
  • Scott Chantler
  • 05 August 2017

About the Author: Scott Chantler

Scott Chantler is the acclaimed cartoonist of the graphic novels TWO GENERALS which was long listed for CBC s CANADA READS TRUE STORIES, named one of Chapters Indigo s Best Books of , and selected for BEST AMERICAN COMICS , NORTHWEST PASSAGE which was nominated for Eisner, The Annotated PDF/EPUB ² Harvey, Shuster, and Doug Wright Awards , and the THREE THIEVES series the first book of which, TOWER OF TREASURE, won the Joe Shuster Award for Best Comic for Kids He also teaches Writing for Graphic Novels at Max the Mutt Animation School in Toronto.