The Other Side

The Other Side

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An American soldier and a Vietnamese solder, each unaware of the other's existence, suffer the horrors of the Vietnam war.
Publisher: Portland, OR :, Image Comics,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781534302228
1534302220
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC NOVEL Aaron
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 17 cm

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joshua7279
Jan 24, 2018

War is hell no matter what side you're one. Aaron does a great job looking at the motivations of soldiers on both sides and the lingering effects that war has on their lives and the lives around them.

mondaysomeday Sep 13, 2013

Good book, well-developed characters, and really gripping examination of the social implications of the Vietnam War. Absolutely haunting artwork.

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munkymunk
Jul 21, 2012

Wonderful paraleles with griping expresive art.

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pmoore
Jul 09, 2011

What is different about this story is that it puts the story of an American soldier and a North Vietnamese soldier on equal footing. It is a story about the spiritual decay caused by war and militarism and how there is no redemption for its survivors.

Anarchy_Bunny Sep 04, 2009

This seems to be well-reviewed but I didn't find the story compelling at all. Competently done, but on ground well trod.

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Anarchy_Bunny Sep 08, 2009

Anarchy_Bunny thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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