Canto, Vol 1
In the fantastical world of Arcana, tin slaves are forbidden to love, but Canto must defy his slavers and embark on an incredible journey to save the one he loves most.Enslaved for generations, Canto's people once had hearts. Now they have clocks. When slavers damage a little tin girl's clock beyond repair, Canto must brave his strange and fantastic world to bring back her heart. Can he overcome the dangers that await him to save the one he loves?Part fantasy, part adventure, and full of heart, this graphic novel by writer David Booher and artist Drew Zucker is inspired in equal parts by The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and Dark Crystal.

Canto, Vol 1 Details

TitleCanto, Vol 1
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseMar 24th, 2020
PublisherIDW Publishing
ISBN-139781684056217
Rating
GenreFantasy, Sequential Art, Graphic Novels, Comics, Graphic Novels Comics, Fiction

Canto, Vol 1 Review

  • Valéria.
    January 1, 1970
    Pamätám si svoju neskutočnú radosť, keď som videla pár strán z tohto a odvtedy som sa nevedela dočkať, kedy si to prečítam celé. NetGalley mi to umožnilo a well.. bolo to hrozné. Ako fajn, milučké, nabité emóciami, ale tak neskutočne klišoidné až to bolelo. A tá kresba tiež nebola bohvieaká skvelá.. Svet, nápad toho celého, tých postáv je strašne skvelý a zaujímavý, ale celé to jeho putovanie a to čo sa tam deje mi prišlo, že som videla už všade a tuto to nebolo nijak lepšie podané. Máme hrdinu, Pamätám si svoju neskutočnú radosť, keď som videla pár strán z tohto a odvtedy som sa nevedela dočkať, kedy si to prečítam celé. NetGalley mi to umožnilo a well.. bolo to hrozné. Ako fajn, milučké, nabité emóciami, ale tak neskutočne klišoidné až to bolelo. A tá kresba tiež nebola bohvieaká skvelá.. Svet, nápad toho celého, tých postáv je strašne skvelý a zaujímavý, ale celé to jeho putovanie a to čo sa tam deje mi prišlo, že som videla už všade a tuto to nebolo nijak lepšie podané. Máme hrdinu, máme vtipného spoločníka/tvora/whatever to bolo, už som aj zabudla. Máme ženskú, máme zlé postavy. Pomiešajme to, super to bude. Až na to že nebude. Škoda..
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  • Alex Sarll
    January 1, 1970
    A race of little tin men are enslaved by the Shrouded Man, their hearts replaced with clocks, forbidden attachments or names - but Canto has been given both anyway, and goes on a quest to save the one who gave them to him. There are some nice details - the bickering giants, a surprisingly brave resolution - but for the most part it's standard fantasy fare. Still, it's quite pretty, or at least might be if, out of all the ways to impede piracy, the Netgalley ARC didn't come with PROPERTY OF IDW A race of little tin men are enslaved by the Shrouded Man, their hearts replaced with clocks, forbidden attachments or names - but Canto has been given both anyway, and goes on a quest to save the one who gave them to him. There are some nice details - the bickering giants, a surprisingly brave resolution - but for the most part it's standard fantasy fare. Still, it's quite pretty, or at least might be if, out of all the ways to impede piracy, the Netgalley ARC didn't come with PROPERTY OF IDW PUBLISHING stamped translucently - though not translucently enough - across the centre of every page. As with that horrid noughties period when some record labels thought the way to save the music industry was to chop the ends off tracks, or have a voice interrupt them with 'This promotional CD is the property of [unknown name you presume to be the guy two before your editor], the main effect is to ensure a reviewer can never properly immerse themselves in the art and so is far less likely to be able to recommend it. None of the other comics publishers feel the need to use such an alienating approach, and I really hope it neither lasts nor spreads.
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  • Layla
    January 1, 1970
    I received an eARC of this through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Heartfelt, inspiring and wonderful. I cannot recommend this enough. A unique tale inspired by The Wizard of Oz accompanied by stunning, emotive illustrations. The tale of Canto and his people will draw the reader in instantly and you can't help but root for this little hero. I was captivated and felt so much in such a short amount of time, this is how you do a graphic novel and do it well.
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  • Tanja L
    January 1, 1970
    This is a great little story about a tiny tin man with a clockwork heart called Canto who leaves on a quest to save the girl he loves. He is inspired on his quest by the only story he knows, a classic tale of a knight trying to find a kidnapped princess. We see the parallel between the stories in the comic as he goes on his quest. I really liked the art here, Canto reminded me a little of Marvin the Martian, so I couldn't not find him adorable. The story is ultimately about the effect hope has This is a great little story about a tiny tin man with a clockwork heart called Canto who leaves on a quest to save the girl he loves. He is inspired on his quest by the only story he knows, a classic tale of a knight trying to find a kidnapped princess. We see the parallel between the stories in the comic as he goes on his quest. I really liked the art here, Canto reminded me a little of Marvin the Martian, so I couldn't not find him adorable. The story is ultimately about the effect hope has on people, about love and freedom. The story really has so much heart, I will definitely read vol. 2 when it comes out.
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  • Jessica Haider
    January 1, 1970
    3.5 starsIn the land of Arcana, small tin men (and women) work as slaves. The tin men's hearts have been replaced by clocks and when their clock stops working, they pass on. They are forbidden from having love or names. One tin man alone has been given a name by his peers, Canto. When the object of Canto's affection's time runs out, Canto embarks on a quest to free his people and to find their hearts. This graphic novel had wonderful illustrations and told a tale of fantasy/adventure akin to the 3.5 starsIn the land of Arcana, small tin men (and women) work as slaves. The tin men's hearts have been replaced by clocks and when their clock stops working, they pass on. They are forbidden from having love or names. One tin man alone has been given a name by his peers, Canto. When the object of Canto's affection's time runs out, Canto embarks on a quest to free his people and to find their hearts. This graphic novel had wonderful illustrations and told a tale of fantasy/adventure akin to the Wizard of Oz or The Labyrinth. This book would be a good fit for people who enjoy those kids of quest adventures with all sorts of creatures encountered along the way. I received a digital copy of this book from netgalley & the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
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  • Julie
    January 1, 1970
    The premise of this story and the cover art hooked me. I would have purchased this based on those two things alone. Sadly, the touching and heartfelt promise never quite coalesced for me. The story line felt too simple, and the voice wasnt strong enough to carry that simplicity well. I could never figure out the target audience as the themes were older (love, slavery, resistance), but the tale used younger language. The twist was obvious, and all the important action took place off page from The premise of this story and the cover art hooked me. I would have purchased this based on those two things alone. Sadly, the touching and heartfelt promise never quite coalesced for me. The story line felt too simple, and the voice wasn’t strong enough to carry that simplicity well. I could never figure out the target audience as the themes were older (love, slavery, resistance), but the tale used younger language. The twist was obvious, and all the important action took place off page from Canto’s journey. The art was elevated beyond the story, and maybe that was to lend balance, but for me it just made the whole less congruent.Thank you to NetGalley for providing me a copy in exchange for an honest review.
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  • Dawie
    January 1, 1970
    A profound story about a little guy with a whole lot of heart. Thank you NetGalley for accepting my request to review rhis advanced copy.
  • Shannon
    January 1, 1970
    Individual issue reviews: #1 | #2 | #3 | #4 | #5 | #6Total review score: 3
  • Samantha Puc
    January 1, 1970
    Canto absolutely knocked me off my feet this year. This heart-pounding, evocative series about a small, courageous robot who goes on an epic quest to save his beloved before her time runs out literally reduced me to tears with nearly every issue. I did not expect this series to be so good, but Im so glad that it is; its all-ages appropriate, packed with adventure, irresistibly charming, and so utterly adored by its creative team that their affection for the characters and their world shines Canto absolutely knocked me off my feet this year. This heart-pounding, evocative series about a small, courageous robot who goes on an epic quest to save his beloved before her time runs out — literally — reduced me to tears with nearly every issue. I did not expect this series to be so good, but I’m so glad that it is; it’s all-ages appropriate, packed with adventure, irresistibly charming, and so utterly adored by its creative team that their affection for the characters and their world shines through on every single page.
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  • Sara
    January 1, 1970
    Canto is a charming fantasy that is 1 part Labyrinth, 1 part Wizard of Oz, and 2 parts entertaining hero's journey. In this story, Canto is part of a race of beings enslaved by another race to continuously chop down fuel for the mighty furnaces. Canto's people are bereft of their hearts as babies so that they cannot feel. In their place, they are given a clock that winds down to their inevitable deaths. However, Canto finds himself falling in love with another of his kind. She gets injured, and Canto is a charming fantasy that is 1 part Labyrinth, 1 part Wizard of Oz, and 2 parts entertaining hero's journey. In this story, Canto is part of a race of beings enslaved by another race to continuously chop down fuel for the mighty furnaces. Canto's people are bereft of their hearts as babies so that they cannot feel. In their place, they are given a clock that winds down to their inevitable deaths. However, Canto finds himself falling in love with another of his kind. She gets injured, and the only way to save her is to undertake a journey to recover her stolen heart. Canto makes friends on his journey who help him come face to face with the Shrouded Man, the being at the center of the enslavement of the world.Canto certainly tugs at the heartstrings (pun intended). He is small but mighty, and his courage is certainly inspirational. Though he faces many set backs, he continues to persevere to save the one he loves. The story weaves in the only "tale" that has survived generations -- that of a knight questing to save a princess atop the tallest tower on the tallest mountain. The tale has no ending, and Canto discovers why when he gets atop his own tallest tower on the tallest mountain. While the repetition of this story throughout can be a little monotonous, it is a nice through-thread to the very end of the volume. The art of this book is whimsical and perfectly complements the fantasy elements throughout. The colors are mainly soft and often pastel, which also lends itself perfectly to the story. I would rate this story for older elementary and up, owing to a slight bit of fantasy violence (no blood), and some serious elements, such as slavery and death, that might not suite younger readers.Sara's Rating: 10/10Suitability level: Grades 5-12This review was made possible with an advanced reader copy from the publisher through Edelweiss.
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  • Adam Stone
    January 1, 1970
    The art on this book is gorgeous. It looks like an modern epic adventure story should. A dark fantasy rather than just a dark fairy tale. Vittorio Astone's colors set precisely the proper tone.Unfortunately, I couldn't get into the story. I enjoyed the concept of telling a complete fairy tale in the first few pages and having it be a legend to our protagonist and other characters, but once we got to the characters, I lost interest. Replacing a heart with clockwork just feels like too trite a The art on this book is gorgeous. It looks like an modern epic adventure story should. A dark fantasy rather than just a dark fairy tale. Vittorio Astone's colors set precisely the proper tone.Unfortunately, I couldn't get into the story. I enjoyed the concept of telling a complete fairy tale in the first few pages and having it be a legend to our protagonist and other characters, but once we got to the characters, I lost interest. Replacing a heart with clockwork just feels like too trite a trope for the 21st century. You have to really add some intriguing character designs for that to work. And, unfortunately, having all the slave race in the same armor but with slightly different colored sashes didn't work for me. I ended up skipping entire sections of the book due to a lack of interest. And then I found the afterword where the author first explains why he thinks L Frank Baum would like his story. Ummm. That has no place in your published book. Talk about the process of creating your book, and the books that inspired you, don't theorize which dead writers would be fans of yours. It's pretty gross.If you're super into fantasy comics, this might be worth checking out, especially if you enjoy familiar tropes. It's also definitely worth checking out for the art.
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  • Pop Bop
    January 1, 1970
    A Magnificent Quest that Honors the GenreOur little, brave, hero, Canto, is on a quest to find the stolen heart of the girl he loves. This is a straight forward, classic quest tale, but it is remarkably and touchingly fashioned to breathe new life and vitality into all of the standard quest tropes. Canto is an escaped slave. He seeks to free his people from their condition by confronting the shrouded man who has enslaved them. He is driven by love for the girl who has shown him a pure and A Magnificent Quest that Honors the GenreOur little, brave, hero, Canto, is on a quest to find the stolen heart of the girl he loves. This is a straight forward, classic quest tale, but it is remarkably and touchingly fashioned to breathe new life and vitality into all of the standard quest tropes. Canto is an escaped slave. He seeks to free his people from their condition by confronting the shrouded man who has enslaved them. He is driven by love for the girl who has shown him a pure and steadfast love. On his journey he finds a loyal companion, he takes counsel from a wise, sad hermit. He follows the equivalent of a yellow brick road on his way to a final, terrible confrontation. Classic, but so freshly and honestly reimagined that it feels new again. There is bravery, and resolve, and tenderness, and chivalry. There is also great wit, and a fair portion of both subtle and almost slapstick humor.And such wonderful characters and chance meetings. The soulless black witches, the hermit, the Malorex, the fierce and wise girl warrior, the bickering giants at the City gate. This is a richly imagined and skillfully presented world, story, and vision.There is a novel structure here that works surprisingly well. Canto and his world are odd and exotic. Canto is a little tin man with a clockwork heart, (because his and his people's real hearts are stolen at birth). Whenever he and his world are drawn it all appears hypercolorful and so richly detailed as to sometimes be hard to follow. But Canto has been raised on tales of chivalry and valor, and as he adventures he daydreams a parallel story of a classic knightly quest. This part, the daydream narrative, is drawn in a very traditional "Classic Comics" style. So, we keep switching from an old-fashioned daydream quest to Canto's own jangly, jazzy quest. As a consequence, the art is both a challenge and a reward.Is it a take on "The Wizard of Oz", with a tin man, a brick road of sorts, and a corrupted Oz run by an evil wizard in an emerald tower? Well, sure. The author makes no secret of his intent to create a modern version of the Oz tale. But there is no shame in that, given the style, grace, and heart with which he accomplishes the task. An excellent and happy find.(Please note that I received a free advance will-self-destruct-in-x-days Adobe Digital copy of this book without a review requirement, or any influence regarding review content should I choose to post a review. Apart from that I have no connection at all to either the author or the publisher of this book.)
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  • Carro Herdegen
    January 1, 1970
    Language: G (0 swears, 0 f); Mature Content: G; Violence: PGThe slavers have taken the hearts of their slaves, replacing them with clocks. They have also forbidden their slaves to have names and to fall in love. Canto was given a name by the one he loves, though, and now he must find her heart before her time runs out -- or Canto will lose her.Cantos world is full of imaginative creatures, magic, and adventure, which all come together in a striking way. I was resistant to disengage from the Language: G (0 swears, 0 “f”); Mature Content: G; Violence: PGThe slavers have taken the hearts of their slaves, replacing them with clocks. They have also forbidden their slaves to have names and to fall in love. Canto was given a name by the one he loves, though, and now he must find her heart before her time runs out -- or Canto will lose her.Canto’s world is full of imaginative creatures, magic, and adventure, which all come together in a striking way. I was resistant to disengage from the story after I had started -- only a problem because I started during a break at work. I would have flipped through every page to drink in the breathtaking visuals even if the story had been erased, but the story and illustrations together create a powerful story; a story about courage. Heroes are found in those who have the courage to try, the courage to do what they believe is right. In that regard, maybe it isn’t so difficult for us to see the potential in ourselves to become the heroes of our own stories.Reviewed for https://kissthebook.blogspot.com/
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  • Kristina | kristinaandthebooks
    January 1, 1970
    Canto is a knight who lives in a world where members of his race are slaves to another race. Their hearts are taken and replaced with clocks. Names, caring about others and love are all forbidden, but Canto feels love. When the woman he loves is injured, Canto embarks on a forbidden quest away from his village to seek out her stolen heart. The world that develops is beautiful, with unique creatures and beautiful landscapes. I thoroughly enjoyed the choice of color palette, focusing on daker Canto is a knight who lives in a world where members of his race are slaves to another race. Their hearts are taken and replaced with clocks. Names, caring about others and love are all forbidden, but Canto feels love. When the woman he loves is injured, Canto embarks on a forbidden quest away from his village to seek out her stolen heart. The world that develops is beautiful, with unique creatures and beautiful landscapes. I thoroughly enjoyed the choice of color palette, focusing on daker tones, reds and purples. This graphic novel is fantasy, with doses of steampunk and fairy tale. The elements of the author’s inspiration from the in the Wizard of Oz are apparent. Oz is which is one of my favorite books/series/movie of all time so I very much enjoyed the nods to that universe.. Overall, this was a fun read!Thank you to Netgalley and IDW for a PDF of this graphic novel for review.
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  • Wayne McCoy
    January 1, 1970
    'Canto, Vol 1: If I Only Had a Heart' by David M. Booher with art by Drew Zucker is the story of a small mechanical knight on a quest to find a heart.Canto is a windup knight in the land of Arcana. His people have been enslaved for years, but when a tin girl's clock heart is damaged, Canto builds up the courage to venture out in to the world. There he meets strange allies, travels along a yellow brick road to an emerald tower to face off against an enemy that holds the world in power.I really 'Canto, Vol 1: If I Only Had a Heart' by David M. Booher with art by Drew Zucker is the story of a small mechanical knight on a quest to find a heart.Canto is a windup knight in the land of Arcana. His people have been enslaved for years, but when a tin girl's clock heart is damaged, Canto builds up the courage to venture out in to the world. There he meets strange allies, travels along a yellow brick road to an emerald tower to face off against an enemy that holds the world in power.I really liked this story of a little hero with huge determination. I liked the unusual allies he made along the way. I also liked the sly references to the Wizard of Oz. The art is fun with unusual creatures and a worn down world. I received a review copy of this graphic novel from IDW Publishing in exchange for an honest review. Thank you for allowing me to review this graphic novel.
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  • Rusty
    January 1, 1970
    For a story about a character (actually, all of his people) who does not have a heart, but has had it replaced by mechanical clocks, this is a very sentimental tale. The graphic novel is visually beautiful and well executed, featuring a whole host of fantastic creatures in this well imagined world.For my taste, the main knock against this book is that I would have liked to see more depth to the characters. For example, why is Canto (our main character) so radically compelled to find a heart for For a story about a character (actually, all of his people) who does not have a heart, but has had it replaced by mechanical clocks, this is a very sentimental tale. The graphic novel is visually beautiful and well executed, featuring a whole host of fantastic creatures in this well imagined world.For my taste, the main knock against this book is that I would have liked to see more depth to the characters. For example, why is Canto (our main character) so radically compelled to find a heart for his “princess”? Showing a little of their backstory would have been nice and helpful.With that said, it was an enjoyable read with a likeable main character in a world that displayed the creativity and skill of the author/artist. 3.8 out of 5 stars.(Thank you to the publisher who offered a copy of this through Netgalley in exchange for my honest review.)
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  • Sarah (gingerb0oks)
    January 1, 1970
    Canto has a really interesting concept, and the artwork is gorgeous.It combines elements of steampunk and fantasy, with a big fairy tale vibe.Unfortunately some of the bigger action or conflict seems to take place "off page". I was left feeling that there was more that could be explored. However, I guess that shows that the world is vast and there could be future adventures.It is a graphic novel though, so if the visual side is important to you, you won't be disappointed, it's sooo good.
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  • Becca Evans
    January 1, 1970
    A heartfelt tale of love, adventure, and the high cost of failing. Canto is a sweet tale of a young, clockwork-heart, would-be knight on his quest to save his princess. The art is fantastic, and the story drew me in right from the start.I love stories within stories, stories that address the meta plot of the heroes journey, and Canto takes that above and beyond. Even in the tragedy of failure, the hero can inspire others to take control of their own fate.
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  • J.D. DeHart
    January 1, 1970
    Canto is a beautifully illustrated book, full of fantasy -- a really fine example of the graphic novel medium, with a story that is sure to engage a wide range of readers. Yet another lovely addition to the IDW catalog.
  • Audrey
    January 1, 1970
    3.5
  • Elia
    January 1, 1970
    This is such a beautiful little graphic novel! The art is spectacular and the story is touching and lovely!
  • Tiffany
    January 1, 1970
    Thank you to NetGalley and IDW for the eARC of this work in exchange for my honest review. If you like fairy tales, good vs. evil, hope in the face of despair and loss, then this graphic novel is one you should certainly read. David Booher's Canto, Vol. 1 is exactly as it is described. It is a book full of darkness and hope. Canto's journey to save the one he loves forces the little tin man to realize that hope is the greatest strength one can have. For Canto and many others he encounters on Thank you to NetGalley and IDW for the eARC of this work in exchange for my honest review. If you like fairy tales, good vs. evil, hope in the face of despair and loss, then this graphic novel is one you should certainly read. David Booher's Canto, Vol. 1 is exactly as it is described. It is a book full of darkness and hope. Canto's journey to save the one he loves forces the little tin man to realize that hope is the greatest strength one can have. For Canto and many others he encounters on his journey, hope leads to courage and courage leads to freedom. The shrouded man is the perfect villain for the story because he highlights just how far a man can fall without hope, which is central to Canto's success in the face of failure. This book is sad, joyous, and thought-provoking all at once. As much as I really enjoyed this story, the artwork and coloring should not be discounted. It is full of just as much light and darkness as Canto encounters on his journey. The crisp lines and bright colors mixed with chaotic slashes of pen strokes and darkness are perfect compliments to showcase Canto's trek to regain the heart his love needs to survive. This entire work will be staying with me for a while, and I look forward to the additional adventures of Canto and his friends.
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  • Jake
    January 1, 1970
    A modern fairy tale about how the journey not the destination is the most important thing. Just look at Netflix's Witcher series where most of its beginning episodes are cut down to make more room for runtime, leaving the audience confused. It's certainly a series that ranks among Labyrinth as well as the Dark Crystal in terms of fantasy. Heck, the characters are perfect fodder to be puppets (muppets even). Especially when they all tell the power of storytelling. Legends are always around to A modern fairy tale about how the journey not the destination is the most important thing. Just look at Netflix's Witcher series where most of its beginning episodes are cut down to make more room for runtime, leaving the audience confused. It's certainly a series that ranks among Labyrinth as well as the Dark Crystal in terms of fantasy. Heck, the characters are perfect fodder to be puppets (muppets even). Especially when they all tell the power of storytelling. Legends are always around to inspire hope, sometimes that hope is another cage if it means denying what's right in front of you. But what's the point of having a purpose if all that means is just being a slave? Why bother doing anything at all or diverting from it if it means the results are all the same. Because regardless of the results, the important thing comes choosing to live in fear or braving for a new chance.
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  • Jenn Marshall
    January 1, 1970
    Canto is a slave robot who has his heart removed. He goes on an epic adventure to rescue his friend by trying to get her heart back. It is a true epic adventure. Which I absolutely loved. The art is phenomenal. I love how everything looks. It is truly perfect for the epic story. The color pallets is jewel tones which gives the book a rich feel.I will be adding the singles to my pull list and be collecting the trades when they come out.Creative team:Writer David M BooherArt Drew ZuckerColors Canto is a slave robot who has his heart removed. He goes on an epic adventure to rescue his friend by trying to get her heart back. It is a true epic adventure. Which I absolutely loved. The art is phenomenal. I love how everything looks. It is truly perfect for the epic story. The color pallets is jewel tones which gives the book a rich feel.I will be adding the singles to my pull list and be collecting the trades when they come out.Creative team:Writer David M BooherArt Drew ZuckerColors Vittorio AstoneLetters Deron BennettPublished by IDW
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  • Craig Pearson
    January 1, 1970
    Thank you to Netglley for the opportunity to read and review this book. Illustrated or graphic novel can be a crap shoot when it comes to quality. Canto has a very good story line but the graphics are simply too confusing. I would have liked to see a more complete description of how the characters came about and where they came from. The graphic panels became too dense and swirly to keep track of what was actually happening. My advice, as always, to illustrators is to keep it simple. Colorful, Thank you to Netglley for the opportunity to read and review this book. Illustrated or graphic novel can be a crap shoot when it comes to quality. Canto has a very good story line but the graphics are simply too confusing. I would have liked to see a more complete description of how the characters came about and where they came from. The graphic panels became too dense and swirly to keep track of what was actually happening. My advice, as always, to illustrators is to keep it simple. Colorful, bold, and complicated is not always better.
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  • Syreeta Moore
    January 1, 1970
    Canto was a really cool book that reminded me a lot of the Wizard of Oz and a few other fantasies that I've read. The art style really reminded me of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's mask concept art, which I appreciated, but for some of the more complicated or action filled scenes, it can become a little hard to see what's going on (but I was also reading the e-book on my tiny phone screen, once I switched to my tablet this wasn't as much of an issue). The world is full of interesting and Canto was a really cool book that reminded me a lot of the Wizard of Oz and a few other fantasies that I've read. The art style really reminded me of The Legend of Zelda: Majora's mask concept art, which I appreciated, but for some of the more complicated or action filled scenes, it can become a little hard to see what's going on (but I was also reading the e-book on my tiny phone screen, once I switched to my tablet this wasn't as much of an issue). The world is full of interesting and terrifying creatures, and the characters have such tragic backstories, making their purpose for winning all the more necessary. I definitely recommend for readers 12 and up :)
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  • Marjolein
    January 1, 1970
    Read all my reviews on http://urlphantomhive.booklikes.com This was so cute! I enjoyed it a lot!Canto is a small clockwork slave, who is not even supposed to have a name, let alone friends. When one of these is mortally wounded he embarks on an adventure to find replacement parts, but will also learn more about himself and the world in the process. Like I said, I enjoyed the story and also thought the drawings were very nice. Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with a free Read all my reviews on http://urlphantomhive.booklikes.com This was so cute! I enjoyed it a lot!Canto is a small clockwork slave, who is not even supposed to have a name, let alone friends. When one of these is mortally wounded he embarks on an adventure to find replacement parts, but will also learn more about himself and the world in the process. Like I said, I enjoyed the story and also thought the drawings were very nice. Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review!
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