A More Perfect Union CP13

Cinema Purgatorio #13 A More Perfect Union cover by Gabriel Andrade

Below are annotations for “Untitled (Let’s Break Some Eggs)” 8 pages in Cinema Purgatorio #13.

Writer: Max Brooks, Artist: Gabriel Andrade

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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: TBA


  • The cover depicts ??? – suggest who this is

Page 1

panels 1-3

  • These form a zoom sequence.

Page 2

panel 1

  • Left to right are unnamed? black solider (suggest??) and James Calvin Zimmerman (who first appeared in #1.)

panel 4

  • The soldier on the right is apparently biting off a packet of bullets/ammunition.

Page 3

panel 3

  • names of these officers? – suggest??

panel 4

Page 4

panels 2-3

  • As Brooks writes in his notes for this chapter, these grenades did not work well in the actual Civil War, as people could throw them back.”coming soon

Pages 5-7 – no specific annotations

Page 8

panel 1

  • “General [James] Longstreet” was introduced in CP#2.

panel 2

  • The bearded man is General Robert E. Lee – introduced in CP#2.

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One thought on “A More Perfect Union CP13

  1. Round about this time (the Napoleonic wars), ammunition came in paper packets, with rifle balls and gunpowder inside. I found this out from Zig Zag’s site, the makers of cigarette papers. So that’s what the guy on the right is biting open, I think.

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