Sean Howe
June 22, 2007 AT 04:00 AM EDT

The Annotated Northwest Passage

type
Book
Current Status
In Season
author
Scott Chantler
publisher
Oni Press
genre
Comic Books/Graphic Novels, Fiction

We gave it a B

In 1755 colonial Canada, French fur traders take over an English trading post and a retiring English governor recruits old pals to fight back.

For Fans of…
James Fenimore Cooper; Seven Samurai.

Does It Deliver?
Scott Chantler happily flouts narrative conventions (like how to construct a flashback), yielding some confusing sequences in The Annotated Northwest Passage. Luckily, his knack for suspense outshines the early stumbles. B

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