It will be the longest, most sophisticated work of historical fiction in the medium [of comics]...this book has the density of the best novels.Time
The first installment of the epic historical trilogy
Berlin: City of Stones presents the first part of Jason Lutes' captivating trilogy, set in the twilight years of Germany's Weimar Republic. Kurt Severing, a journalist, and Marthe Muller, an art student, are the central figures in a broad cast of characters intertwined with the historical events unfolding around them. City of Stones covers eight months in Berlin, from September 1928 to May Day, 1929, meticulously documenting the hopes and struggles of its inhabitants as their future is darkened by a growing shadow.
Praise for Berlin Book One
A book of impressive scope... full of novel combinations of text and pictures.San Francisco Chronicle