Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Notes for a War Story’

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Giuliano, Christian, and Little Killer live in an unnamed European country, making time with petty theft and one-upsmanship. When a war comes to their town, it changes everything — including the friendships Guiliano thought would last forever.

Today on the Comics Page, we're proud to present a ten-page excerpt from Notes for a War Story, the prize-winning graphic novel by Italian cartoonist Gipi, out in English for the first time this month from First Second Books.

Notes for a War Story, by Gipi

What happens next? Read Notes For a War Story, out this month from First Second Books.