A graphic novel for the twenty-first-century featuring tales of tortured souls and tormented passion—brilliantly etched in words and striking visuals Some people fall in love, get married, and thrive in happy relationships—and then there are others. From Israeli enfant terrible Koren Shadmi comes a wickedly literate, darkly poetic, beautifully illustrated story collection that exposes with nightmarish clarity the sorrows of love and desire. Read in these pages such tales as:Satisfaction Av.: The terrifying depths to which an unloved child once sank return to haunt her.Radioactive Girlfriend: A student embarks on a torrid love affair with a young woman whose powerful allure is literally nuclear. Pastry Paradise: A near-death experience takes away a woman's will to live and love…but awakens in her a dark and insatiable appetite.Antoinette: A young man becomes obsessed with the girl of his dreams: a gorgeous—but headless—sylph. …and another six tales of alienation and angst.With brutal strokes and lacerating wit, Shadmi introduces a haunting gallery of lost souls that will both repel and captivate.
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About the Author
Koren Shadmi is an illustrator and cartoonist who was born in Israel. At 17, he had his first graphic novel published, followed by another book collecting his work from children's magazines. Koren proceeded to serve as a graphic designer and illustrator in the Israeli Defense Force. Upon completion of his service, he relocated to New York to study at the School of Visual Arts. Koren’s graphic work has appeared in numerous international anthologies, and his illustration work has appeared in publications such as SPIN, The Village Voice, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, and San Francisco Chronicle.
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In the Flesh based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
An interesting collection of graphical short stories about strange relationships and hangups. I found the form enhanced the stories -- they were well told in the graphic format.