Daily Graphic Novel Recommendation 126

The Lighthouse

by Paco Roca, translated by Jeff Whitman, lettered by Ortho
Genre notes: hanging out with an old guy, Spanish Civil War, folklore
64 pages
ISBN: 1681120569 (Amazon)

The Lighthouse is a slight bit of a book. It's about a young Republican soldier who's fleeing the victorious fascists. He's sixteen, duty-blind, and naive in the way that all sixteen year olds are. Events conspire (as they will) and he wakes up recuperating in an old non-operating lighthouse. The keeper tells him stories and gives him hope. The only question is what will he do when reality inevitably attempts to assert itself into this hidden domain.

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