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Canto: If I Only Had a Heart

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Canto: If I Only Had a Heart by David Booher
Paperback $19.99
Mar 24, 2020 | ISBN 9781684056217

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“The creative team of Canto has found a way to portray a universe of actual darkness where the ultimate act of heroism is to find a way for a heart to be found.” —Gabriel Rodríguez (Locke & Key, Island of Dr. Moreau)
“Dark and magical with a glowing heart of gold. If The Wizard of Oz and Labyrinth gave birth to a hero, it would be Canto.”  —Delilah S. Dawson (Star Wars: Phasma, Marvel Action Spider-Man)  

“An amazing journey of epic proportions and little characters. The kind of story I never get tired of reading.” —Jorge Corona (Middlewest)

 “Wonderfully endearing and imaginative; Canto is the exact kind of comic we need right now.” —Michael Moreci (Star Wars, Black Star Renegades)
“A classic in the making. You’ll want to catch this one. It’s full of heart and looks just beautiful.” —Cavan Scott (Star Wars Adventures, Tales from Vader’s Castle)

“Canto grabs your heart and never lets go. A must-read fairy tale.” —Jason Inman (Geek History Lesson)

“A beautiful blend of Phillip K. Dick and L. Frank Baum, a harrowing android love story thrown back into times of steampunk whimsy. And yet, this has the feel of modern magic, make sure you’re a part of it!” —Steve Orlando (Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, Batman/Shadow)

“Canto is not to be missed.” —Nerdist

“The next great fantasy epic.” — 

“An excellent example of the power of comic storytelling.” —Pop Mythology

“A quest story to savor.” —Major Spoilers 

“A gorgeously illustrated epic.” —Comic Week

“An absolute delight.” —Nerdly

“An excellent debut.” — 

“I had admittedly set some rather high expectations but I still wasnt prepared for how hard this hit me in the feels. To have evoked so much emotion in such a short space of time is no easy feat. Im not saying this will have you welling up, but if it doesnt at least stir you, maybe youve had your heart replaced too.” —Big Comic Page

Canto is a beautiful and heartfelt story about love and heroism and all that can be good in the world despite all that is bad. It is simple, and marvelous and absolutely lovely, a fresh voice and change of pace. It is a light in the dark.” —The Brazen Bull

“It kind of feels like a 1980s-1990s animated film. You know, like The Secret of NIMH, The Iron Giant, The Land Before Time. Sometimes you get that feeling like ‘geez… this is a little grim and dire’ but it has that joyfulness to it as well. I think the book’s tagline captures the book perfectly: ‘Part Fantasy. Part Adventure. All Heart.’ That is all you need to know about Canto.” —Word of the Nerd

“Canto absolutely knocked me off my feet this year. This heart-pounding, evocative series about a small, courageous robot who goes on an epic quest to save his beloved before her time runs out — literally — reduced me to tears with nearly every issue.” —
The Beat, Best Comics of 2019

“If you love fantasy and want something dark, sweet and a little bitter in your reading pile, then this is for you.” —Starburst Magazine

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