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To tell these tales, it’s essential to understand the interdependence of art and text. However, unlike Harry Potter's Hogwarts, the school in this graphic novel teaches a form of magic that readers can learn right alongside the fictional students. Six volumes and a bible of critical acclaim later, the series still stands as a fertile breeding ground for inspired talent and gorgeous storytelling. Emphasis on beast, as it’s a series of scenes centered about Oaf, a lovable and hairy dude whose physical strength is as massive as his appetite for romance and Morrissey lyrics.

Pages: 128

Publisher: Titan (October 26, 2016)

ISBN: B01J4JDCG6

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