Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #[10] - Blades of Freedom
([November] 2020)

Harry N. Abrams, 2012 Series
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Price
13.99 USD; 17.99 CAD; 9.99 GBP
Pages
136
On-sale Date
2020-11-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Amulet Books
Brand
Amulet Books
ISBN
978-1-4197-4691-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781419746918 51399
Printer
Printed in the U. S. A.
Editing
Nathan Hale (credited) (design); ?; Megan Kelchner (design)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nathan Hale (credited)
Inks
Nathan Hale (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Toussaint L'Ouverture

Indexer Notes

The circular seal ("A Tale of Haiti") is an affix.

NHHT North America 1802 (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
Map

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

NHHT Saint-Domingue (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
Map

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good gravy! Who are these oddballs?
Characters
Hangman; Nathan Hale; Robert Livingston; Napoleon Bonaparte; Aedes aegypti; Pauline Leclerc; Léger-Félicité Sonthonax

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale
Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For the Goose

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale (credited)
Pencils
Nathan Hale (credited)
Inks
Nathan Hale (credited)
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Manhattan, New York
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Hangman; Provost, Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale
Synopsis
The gallows party debates how Nathan Hale will be allowed to present his next story.

Chapter 1 La Salle and a Mosquito (Table of Contents: 7)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale (credited)
Pencils
Nathan Hale (credited)
Inks
Nathan Hale (credited)
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is so stupid.
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; Aedes aegypti; René-Robert Cavalier de La Salle; voyageurs; Nika; slaves; Louis Joliet; Jacques Marquette; Native Americans; King Louis XIV
Synopsis
The mosquito explains the development and spread of yellow fever. Nathan Hale explains how French explorers made a sketchy claim to the Louisiana Territory.
Keywords
Educational; explorer; fact; mosquito; yellow fever

Chapter 2 (Table of Contents: 8)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale (credited)
Pencils
Nathan Hale (credited)
Inks
Nathan Hale (credited)
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See how this works?
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; Aedes aegypti; slaves; Napoleon Bonaparte; French rebels; François Mackandal; Lenormand de Mezy; tutor
Synopsis
Nathan Hale pairs the story of Napoleon (excelling at military matters, while helping put down rebellions in France) with that of François Mackandal (kidnapped and sold in Saint-Domingue, then having a hand chopped off in a sugar mill accident).
Keywords
Educational; enslaved; fact; France; French Revolution; Haiti; Saint-Domingue; slavery; slaves; sugar

Chapter 3 (Table of Contents: 9)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale
Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vodou
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; Aedes aegypti; slaves; Orisha; Vodun; Loa
Synopsis
Nathan Hale explains how Christianity, Taino beliefs, and African religions blended and gave rise to Vodou.
Keywords
Educational; enslaved; fact; religion; slavery; Vodou; West Indies

Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 10)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale (credited)
Pencils
Nathan Hale (credited)
Inks
Nathan Hale (credited)
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My turn already?
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; slaves; Napoleon Bonaparte; French rebels; Haitian rebels; François Mackandal
Synopsis
Nathan Hale explains how Napoleon rose to power and put an end to revolution, while Mackandal began a revolution and was put to death.
Keywords
Educational; enslaved; fact; France; French Revolution; Haiti; Haitian Revolution

Chapter 5 (Table of Contents: 11)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale (credited)
Pencils
Nathan Hale (credited)
Inks
Nathan Hale (credited)
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's me!
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; French ambassador; Queen Luisa
Synopsis
Napoleon engineers acquisition of the Louisiana territory from Spain.
Keywords
Educational; fact; Louisiana; queen; Spain

Chapter 6 (Table of Contents: 12)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale (credited)
Pencils
Nathan Hale (credited)
Inks
Nathan Hale (credited)
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep rolling!
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; Aedes aegypti; slaves; Dutti Boukman; Haitian rebels; French governor
Synopsis
Nathan Hale explains how Dutti Boukman planned and led an uprising. He was killed, but the revolution continued.
Keywords
Educational; enslaved; fact; Haiti; Haitian Revolution; slavery; slaves

Chapter 7 (Table of Contents: 13)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale
Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So far we've had a lot of beheadings, amputations, and torture in this story.
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; slaves; Haitian rebels; Toussaint L'Ouverture; Jean-Jacques Dessalines; white Haitians; Affranchis; Léger-Félicité Sonthonax; Étienne Polverel; General Pierrot
Synopsis
Santhonax and Polverel arrive as commissioners from France, determined to end slavery and establish equality. They join the rebels against the white planters and the new French governor. Toussaint L'Ouverture rises to command the army, and proclaims a republic.
Keywords
Educational; enslaved; fact; Haiti; Haitian Revolution; slavery; slaves

Chapter 8 (Table of Contents: 14)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 30 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale (credited)
Pencils
Nathan Hale (credited)
Inks
Nathan Hale (credited)
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That'll be a tough spin to beat.
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; Pauline Bonaparte [Pauline Leclerc]; General Charles Leclerc; French soldiers; Haitian soldiers; Toussaint L'Ouverture; Isaac L'Ouverture; Placide L'Ouverture; Jean-Jacques Dessalines; Aedes aegypti; white Haitians
Synopsis
Napoleon sends his sister and brother-in-law to negotiate with the Haitians and reassert French overlordship. But while Leclerc kidnaps and exiles Toussaint L'Ouverture, the Haitians continue to resist fiercely -- rightly so, as Napoleon then orders the restoration of slavery. Leclerc dies, along with hundreds of his soldiers, from yellow fever.
Keywords
Educational; fact; Haiti

Chapter 9 (Table of Contents: 15)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale
Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That chapter was a nightmare of human suffering.
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; Vicompte de Rochambeau; French soldiers; Haitian soldiers; Jean-Jacques Dessalines
Synopsis
Napoleon sends Rochambeau to reconquer the former colony, but he fails. After more than 400,000 dead in the final campaign, Dessalines proclaims an independent Haiti.
Keywords
Educational; fact; Haiti

Chapter 10 (Table of Contents: 16)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale
Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's the end, right?
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Provost; Bill Richmond; Nathan Hale; Pauline Bonaparte [Pauline Leclerc]; Thomas Jefferson; Robert Livingston; James Monroe; Marquis de Barbé-Marbois
Synopsis
With 40% of America's economy dependent on New Orleans, President Jefferson is desperate to acquire it from the French. With the failure of his Haitian invasion, Napoleon now considers New Orleans untenable. Vastly exceeding their orders, Livingston and Monroe leap at the opportunity to buy the entire Louisiana Territory.
Keywords
Educational; fact; Louisiana; president

What Happened to Everybody (Table of Contents: 17)

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale
Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whoa! Whoa! Whoa!
Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Hangman; Nathan Hale; Bill Richmond; René-Robert Sieur de La Salle; Aedes aegypti; Léger Félicité Sonthonax; Toussaint L'Ouverture; Jean-Jacques Dessalines; Robert Livingston; James Monroe; Queen Luisa (Spain); King Charles IV (Spain); Manuel Godoy; Thomas Jefferson; Napoleon Bonaparte; Pauline Bonaparte [Pauline Leclerc)

Bibliography (Table of Contents: 18)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nathan Hale
Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

Characters
Research babies; Aedes aegypti

Read Them All! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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NHHT North America 1802 (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

Keywords
Map

NHHT Saint-Domingue (Table of Contents: 22)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Nathan Hale
Inks
Nathan Hale
Colors
?; Lucy Hale (color assistant)
Letters
?

Keywords
Map

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. NHHT North America 1802
  3. 2. NHHT Saint-Domingue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["Good gravy! Who are these oddballs?"]
  6. 5. ["For the Goose"]
  7. 6. ["Manhattan, New York"]
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  8. 7. Chapter 1 La Salle and a Mosquito
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  9. 8. Chapter 2
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  10. 9. Chapter 3
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  11. 10. Chapter 4
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  12. 11. Chapter 5
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  13. 12. Chapter 6
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  14. 13. Chapter 7
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  15. 14. Chapter 8
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  16. 15. Chapter 9
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  17. 16. Chapter 10
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  18. 17. What Happened to Everybody
    Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales
  19. 18. Bibliography
  20. 19. Read Them All!
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
  22. 21. NHHT North America 1802
  23. 22. NHHT Saint-Domingue
  24. 23. ["Enslaved people fight for their freedom in the Haitian Revolution"]
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