Aaron Costain (Author)
July 10, 2018
7.1 X 0.4 X 10.0 inches | 0.9 pounds
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About the Author
Aaron Costain is a cartoonist and architect in based in Toronto. He is the author of the Expozine Award-nominated comics Good Neighbours and Calamity Coach. He is also a member of the disreputable jam comics collective Team Society League; their latest book, the Big Team Society League Book of Answers, was published by Koyama Press. Entropy was nominated for a 2011 Doug Wright Award Best Emerging Talent and the Doug Wright Spotlight Award in 2015.
I absolutely love the way it looks. The series wasn't on my radar beforehand, but a certain print caught my eye as I was walking by the table, and I ended up leaving with both the print and all four collections of the comic that he had on hand. -- MTV News Aaron Costain eschews witless gloss in favour of economy and nonetheless offers an immersing experience... ...As a cartoonist, Costain appears to intuitively grasp the medium's ability to act as a receptacle for outside thoughts and impressions. He gives the reader ample room to breathe, and, in doing so, lends his work a certain depth. In one of his encounters, the golem refers to the work of Haruki Murakami; though removed from Murakami in many ways, Costain has a similar talent for telling dream-like stories without the tedium that usually accompanies other peoples' dreams. -- Broken Pencil This is a brutal story that leaves you cautiously eyeballing your own cats as they slink through your house. -- Size Matters Costain likes to take his time and make the reader think about the physical reality of both mundane and highly strange activities. -- High-Low