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Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Laika’

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In 1957, an abandoned dog named Kudryakava became the world’s space traveler and a Soviet hero named Laika. This is her story.

Today on the Comics Page, we’re proud to present an excerpt from Laika, a graphic novel based on a true story, by Nick Abadzis, out this month from First Second Books.

Laika, by Nick Abadzis

What happens next? Read Laika, out this month from First Second Books.

Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Laika’