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Army of God

Joseph Kony's War in Central Africa

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Regular Price $21.99 CAD

Regular Price $15.99

Regular Price $21.99 CAD

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Mar 12, 2013

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128 Pages




Joseph Kony is the most dangerous guerilla leader in modern African history.

It started with a visit from spirits. In 1991, Kony claimed that spiritual beings had come to him with instructions: he was to lead his group of rebels, the Lord’s Resistance Army, in a series of brutal raids against ordinary Ugandan civilians. Decades later, Kony has sown chaos throughout Central Africa, kidnapping and terrorizing countless innocents — especially children. Yet despite an enormous global outcry, the Kony 2012 movement, and an international military intervention, the carnage has continued. Drawn from on-the-ground reporting by war correspondent David Axe and starkly illustrated by Tim Hamilton, Army of God is the first-ever graphic account of the global phenomenon surrounding Kony — from the devastation he has left behind to the long campaign to defeat him for good.

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Kirkus Reviews
“The artistic rendering of rape and slaughter is as powerful as it is horrific, and the narrative hits hardest on an individual, human level in the chapter about a young girl, kidnapped by the LRA and forced into “marriage,” and the ongoing trauma after she was rescued at age 13.”


“Axe…sketches Kony and his band, and describes the recently more organized—thanks to U.S. technical aid pushed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton—hunt for Kony, as well as the somewhat unstable state of that effort in 2012. Hamilton’s assured and detailed black-and white-brushwork art impressively maintains a serious, even dark atmosphere throughout.”

Pop Matters
”Axe’s telling, in the introductory essay as well as in the comics portion, is uncompromising, and Army of God calls for a commitment on behalf of the reader… Army of God‘s silhouettes and shadowing… keep the blunt nightmare in focus while offering Hamilton an opportunity to exercise tactful restraint in the account’s more disturbing depictions.”

Metro (UK)
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