The Cloven: Book One

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Price
$24.99  $22.99
Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Publish Date
Pages
128
Dimensions
8.3 X 10.6 X 0.6 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781683963103
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About the Author

A Seattle7Writers project for literacy, this novel was written by Kathleen AlcalΓ‘, Matthew Amster-Burton, Kit Bakke, Erica Bauermeister, Sean Beaudoin, Dave Boling, Deb Caletti, Carol Cassella, William Dietrich, Robert Dugoni, Kevin Emerson, Karen Finneyfrock, Clyde Ford, Jamie Ford, Elizabeth George, Mary Guterson, Maria Dahvana Headley, Teri Hein, Stephanie Kallos, Erik Larson, David Lasky, Stacey Levine, Frances McCue, Jarret Middleton, Peter Mountford, Kevin O'Brien, Julia Quinn, Nancy Rawles, Suzanne Selfors, Jennie Shortridge, Ed Skoog, Garth Stein, Greg Stump, Indu Sundaresan, Craig Welch and Susan Wiggs. Foreword by Nancy Pearl. Introduction by Garth Stein.
Matthew Southworth is a musician, playwright, filmmaker, and cartoonist who has living in Seattle, Washington. He used to lead a band called the Capillaries, and they never broke up. He directed an independent feature film that he very nearly finished. He came this close to getting his Masters in playwriting and directing from Carnegie Mellon University. In addition to Stumptown, he has drawn comics for Marvel, DC, and Image.

Reviews

"The Cloven makes me believe in comics, in art on the page, in the beauty of an image, in the intimacy of a story that moves from the mind to the hand and then to the imagination of the reader. Mostly it makes me believe -- truly believe -- in a hero that comics champion better than any other medium: the underdog."--Chelsea Cain, New York Times bestselling author and Eisner Award nominee
"Wildly, dizzyingly imaginative, and grimly allegorical. It fairly 'bleats' with wry humor, and the art is spectacular. I can't wait for the next two installments!"--Erik Larson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City
"Homeless people in Seattle's notorious urban Jungle, secret labs, a gentle scientist who believes lonely genetic mutations need love, gorgeous illustrations, and a new species of gifted goat people in our midst as mythic as the Sasquatch -- The Cloven has it all."--Charles Johnson, National Book Award winning author of Middle Passage
"From the first stark, cut-you-to-the-bone scene, The Cloven is riveting -- a delightful modern-day twist on the Frankenstein story. The writing is stylistically dark; the art is vivid and strikingly beautiful. Stein and Southworth have created a masterful and unique world."--Neal Bascomb, New York Times bestselling author of The Winter Fortress and Faster