Bitter Root Volume 1: Family Business

Bitter Root Volume 1: Family Business

3.93 (1,467 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Once known as the greatest monster hunters of all time,
the Sangerye family specialized in curing the souls of those infected by hate,
but those days are fading. A terrible tragedy has claimed most of the family,
leaving the surviving cousins split between curing monsters and killing them.
Now, with a new breed of monster loose on the streets of Harlem, the Sangerye
family must come together, or watch the human race fall to untold
evil.

Collects BITTER ROOT
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 165 x 257 x 13mm | 318g
  • Fullerton, United States
  • English
  • 1534312129
  • 9781534312128
  • 178,888

Review quote

"A comic that's confident in itself and doesn't need
to rely on overwrought high-concept themes. Bitter Root isn't afraid to tackle
weighty issues while still having some fun, giving us some new heroes that are
much needed in today's world." -ComicBook.com "The tragedy and family drama at the heart of
IMAGE COMICS' new series BITTER ROOT may be the most traditional thing about a
comic that is, at heart, anything but traditional." -The Hollywood
Reporter "Puts a monstrous face on bigotry and a
beautiful new spin on the Harlem Renaissance." -The Onion's AV
Club "Has become a conversation starter in the comic
book industry, which continues to awaken to more diverse ways of creating
characters both on the page and behind the scenes. The comic is by an all-black
creative team and features a predominantly black cast of characters in the
1920s-embracing the black artistic creativity of the Harlem Renaissance but also
recognizing the racism of the time." -The Washington
Post
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Rating details

1,467 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
5 26% (376)
4 47% (686)
3 23% (339)
2 4% (59)
1 0% (7)
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