A More Perfect Union CP08

Cinema Purgatorio #8, A More Perfect Union cover by Michael DiPascale
Cinema Purgatorio #8, A More Perfect Union cover by Michael DiPascale

Below are annotations for “Untitled (Ma Brave Boys)” 8 pages in Cinema Purgatorio #8.

Writer: Max Brooks, Artist: Gabriel Andrade, Cover Artist: Michael DiPascale

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Note: Some of this is obvious, but you never know who’s reading and what their exposure is. If there’s anything we missed or got wrong, let us know in comments.

General: Pickett’s troops lose their advance battle with the giant ant army.

Cover

  • This depicts the scene from P7,p5.

Page 1

panel 4 (center)

Page 2

panel 4

  • The bearded soldier appears to be James Calvin Zimmerman, who first appeared in CP#1.

Page 3

panel 1

panel 2

  • Left to right are Robert E. Lee and Jeb Stuart.

Page 4

panel 2

  • coming soon

Page 5

panel 3

  • Pickett orders an “oblique“: a maneuver where an army focuses its strength on one edge.

Page 6

panel 2

  • coming soon

Page 7

panel 2

  • coming soon

Page 8

panel 1

  • The general looking downward appears to be Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, the dead general whose image first appears on P2 of CP#1.

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