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Comments for Fullmetal Alchemist Volume 14

Fullmetal Alchemist Volume 14: 01/18/12

 cover art (Link goes to Powells)I have in my notes for Fullmetal Alchemist Volume 14 by Hiromu Arakawa, "I want to give this a six." That would a six out of five stars. It's an intense volume full of humor, suspense and surprise.

In re-reading the earlier issues while I wait for the library to acquire volume 26, I can see that Arakawa dropped hints regarding the identity of Father. At the time of my first read, I was still thinking in terms of the pre-Brotherhood anime where all fingers could be pointed squarely at Hohenheim. Here, though, Hohenheim's involvement is very different and not as hands on.

Meanwhile, the relationship of Hawkeye and Mustang is outlined. Hawkeye's fierce loyalty to Mustang is established and explained. She has secrets of her own that by volume 25, haven't been fully explored or outlined.

If you normally skip the back of the book extras, I suggest break with that habit and read the ones included in Volume 14. The best one has Hohenheim giving life lessons to his sons from an unlikely location. It's silly and touching and does help cement the relationship of Ed and Al.

Five stars.

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