Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Three Shadows’

Can you ever escape your fate? Attempting to save their son from a dark and dangerous future, parents Louis and Lise travel to the ends of the earth. Today on the Comics Page we're proud to present an excerpt from French comics artist Cyril Pedrosa's Three Shadows, a lyrically drawn fable about a parent's love and the dark specter that haunts it. Three Shadows comes out in April from First Second Books.

Three Shadows, by Cyril Pedrosa, translated by Edward Gauvin

Copyright © 2008 by Cyril Pedrosa. English translation copyright © 2008 by First Second. Reprinted by arrangement with First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership. All rights reserved.