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The Life and Times of Martha Washington in the Twenty-first Century Miller, Frank/ Gibbons, Dave (CON)/ McKie, Angus (CON) 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1595824820
ISBN-13: 9781595824820
Sku: 215320408
Publish Date: 7/13/2010
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 10H x 6.5L x 1.25T
Pages:  598
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"The story begins in the squalied corridors of a maximum-security housing project, where a young girl will rise from the war-torn streets of Chicago to battle injustice in a world insane with corruption. Her fight will take her far: from the front lines of the second American Civil War, to the cold, unforgiving reaches of space. She will be called a hero, a traitor, and nearly everything in between, but all along the way, her courage, her integrity, and her unwavering commitment to that most valuable of rights-- liberty-- will inspire a movement that will never surrender"--P. [4] of cover.
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From a maximum-security housing project, a young girl rises from the war-torn streets of Chicago to battle injustice, taking her to the front lines of the second American Civil War and outer space.
Comics masters Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN) and Frank Miller (SIN CITY) collaborated off-and-on for two decades telling the GIVE ME LIBERTY stories. Now these stories--plus related sagas--are collected in a gorgeous over-size volume. Martha Washington is a 21st-century freedom fighter from the rough Chicago Cabrini Green project who enlists in the US Army. She is a complicated and multi-faceted heroine who will find herself in the midst of battles domestic, foreign, and interstellar. She is a captivating character, her adventures are hand-clenching, and Miller and Gibbons waste no breath in expressing a strident condemnation of our political system / military-industrial complex.


"A giant, heavy, high-quality book, it is made for a lazy afternoon on the sofa or the carpet, devouring the whole Martha Washington canon (along with sketches, notes and other assorted nice bits). It'd be a fine (and potentially life-changing -- see above) gift, and makes for a very satisfying indulgence, too." - Cory Doctorow 10/29/2009
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