Jeremy Love Summary Bayou Vol 1


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Bayou Vol 1

The first title from the original webcomics imprint of DC ComicsSouth of the Mason Dixon Line lies a strange land of gods and monsters; a world parallel to our own born from centuries of slavery civil war and hateLee Wagstaff is the daughter of a black sharecropper in the depression era town of Charon Mississippi W. A dark Southern fantasy graphic novel about race A young girl Lee Wagstaff journeys into a parallel world to save her innocent father from being hanged for the murder of a white girl Violence pervades this world of anthropomorphized animals and monsters just as it does her reality but she won t give up Love is a gifted storyteller and a capable artist His scenes are grotesue and menacing where they need to be and sweet where Lee and her family connect with each other I can tell I m missing some of the layers while reading it due to my own ignorance because so much history and mythology is clearly wrapped up in Lee s journey It s a compelling story though even if like me you don t know enough to fully process all the referencesThe only problem Bayou was never completed The two printed volumes and the C All Night Long (Nannies, parallel to our own born from centuries of slavery civil war and hateLee Wagstaff is the daughter of a black sharecropper in the depression era town of Charon Mississippi W. A dark Southern fantasy graphic novel about race A young girl Lee Wagstaff journeys into a The Freeze-Frame Revolution pervades this world of anthropomorphized animals and monsters just as it does her reality but she won t give up Love is a gifted storyteller and a capable artist His scenes are grotesue and menacing where they need to be and sweet where Lee and her family connect with each other I can tell I m missing some of the layers while reading it due to my own ignorance because so much history and mythology is clearly wrapped up in Lee s journey It s a compelling story though even if like me you don t know enough to fully The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 process all the referencesThe only His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch printed volumes and the C

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Hen Lily Westland her white playmate is snatched by agents of an evil creature known as Bog Lee's father is accused of kidnapping Lee's only hope is to follow Lily's trail into this fantastic and frightening alternate world Along the way she enlists the help of a benevolent blues singing swamp monster called Bayou. I wanted to like this book so much than I actually did The premise is pretty interesting but this book is filled with the most generic tropes of a post war racist South that it was almost painful to read Within the first few pages we get the standard black child and white child are playmates but they can never truly be friends because they come from completely different worlds device And of course when something happens to the white girl the black girl s father is immediately blamed Despite how realistic such occurrences may have been during the Jim Crow era it just feels hokey and generic here So many other works have already done it so much better It would be one thing if the author were using this setting to as a thoughtful commentary on race but it turns out the racist South is just a pretext for

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Together Lee and Bayou trek across a hauntingly familiar Southern Neverland confronting creatures both benign and malevolent in an effort to rescue Lily and save Lee's father from being lynchedBAYOU VOL 1 collects the first four chapters of the critically acclaimed webcomic series by Glyph Award nominee Jeremy Love. Review is for the first two trades as they were read bac to back BAYOU which tackles racism and violence in 1930s Mississippi is as hypnotic as it is unsettling South of the Mason Dixon Line lies a strange land of gods and monsters a world parallel to our own born from centuries of slavery civil war and hate Lee Wagstaff is the daughter of a black sharecropper in the Depression era town of Charon Mississippi When Lily Westland her white playmate is snatched by agents of an evil creature known as Bog Lee s father is accused of kidnapping Lee s only hope is to follow Lily s trail into this fantastic and frightening alternate world Along the way she enlists the help of a benevolent blues singing swamp monster called Bayou Together Lee and Bayou trek across a hauntingly familiar Southern Neverland co

  • Paperback
  • 160
  • Bayou Vol 1
  • Jeremy Love
  • English
  • 15 August 2017
  • 9781401223823

About the Author: Jeremy Love

Jeremy Love is an award winning writer illustrator and animator His critically acclaimed serialized graphic novel Bayou from DCZuda was nominated for an Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic and won five Glyph Awards Making his debut over a decade ago Love has also worked on creator owned projects for Dark Horse Fierce Shadow Rock on established properties such as GI Joe Batman and F



10 thoughts on “Bayou Vol 1

  1. says:

    I read this comic while it was still available online via Zuda comics and was blown away This is the story of Lee Wagstaff a

  2. says:

    In truth I have been reading this graphic novel on line at It is thus farbecause it is not complete one of my favorite graphic novels nix that STORIES of all time It is a beguiling and heady mix of African American folklore Southern folklore history and fantasy; the storytelling is transcendent and the artwork is beautiful even whe

  3. says:

    A dark Southern fantasy graphic novel about race A young girl Lee Wagstaff journeys into a parallel world to save her innocent father from being hanged for the murder of a white girl Violence pervades this world of anthropomorphized animals and monsters just as it does her reality but she won't give up Love is a gifted storyteller and a capable artist His scenes are grotesue and menacing where they need to be

  4. says:

    I don't know where to start in reviewing Bayou I don't think this is going to be a review as much as a glorificationI'll start with something I didn't really notice until I finished and I was flipping through all the pages the LIGHT Underwater Yellow sunlight Red orange sunset Pink dawn The black of a jail cell

  5. says:

    Set in the small town of Charon in Mississippi during the Depression era segregation is in full swing and racism so pervasive that a black man is lynched for whistling at a white woman – that’s all it takes It’s a grim time especially for Lee Wagstaff whose father is accused of kidnapping her white friend Lily Westland and taken to j

  6. says:

    I wanted to like this book so much than I actually did The premise is pretty interesting but this book is filled with the most generic tropes of a post war racist South that it was almost painful to read Within the first few pages we get the standard black child and white child are playmates but they can never

  7. says:

    The horrors Lee has to face are real racism hatred lynchings but they're also mythical magical The monsters are real some terrifying some helpful This is where if I'm honest I kind of got lost in the swamp myself Jeremy Love says in an interview that the story leaves the real world and we then move to the world of Dixie

  8. says:

    Hands down one of the best superhero comics I've ever read The superhero is tiny little Lee Wagstaff from Charon Mississippi and Bay

  9. says:

    Review is for the first two trades as they were read bac to back BAYOU which tackles racism and violence in 1930s Mississippi is as hypnotic as it is unsettling — South of the Mason Dixon Line lies a strange land of gods a

  10. says:

    Touch of history and magic Fantastic readI talk about this book here

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