The Black Axe
The Black Axe Hardcover
Author: David Petersen
Issues: 6
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Preceeded by: None
Followed by: Fall 1152

The Black Axe is an all-ages graphic novel and the third volume in the Mouse Guard series. It acts as a prequel to Fall 1152, and elaborates on the history of the great mouse-warrior, Celanawe. A hard cover edition is set to be released Spring, 2013.[1]


Plot Overview Edit

Mouse Guard returns for its third volume: the Black Axe. This prequel set in 1115, fulfils the promise the wise oldfur Celanawe made to tell Lieam of the day his paw first touched the Black Axe. The arrival of distant kin takes Celanawe on an adventure that will carry him across the sea to uncharted waters and lands all while unraveling the legend of Farrer, the blacksmith who forged the mythic axe.

Travelling to the Island of Ildur with his distant relative Em of Appleloft and new-found friend Conrad, Celanawe discovers the truth behind the disappearance of the mysterious axe.



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