Black Is The Color

Availability: In stock

$14.99
OR

Quick Overview

In this graphic novella, a wicked mermaid lures a sailor to his doom.

Black Is The Color

Double click on above image to view full picture

Zoom Out
Zoom In

More Views

  • Black Is The Color
  • from Black Is The Color
  • Black Is The Color

Details

Black is the Color begins with a 17th-century sailor abandoned at sea by his shipmates, and as it progresses he endures, and eventually succumbs to, both his lingering death sentence and the advances of a cruel and amorous mermaid. The narrative also explores the experiences of the loved ones he leaves behind, on his ship and at home on land, as well as of the mermaids who jadedly witness his destruction. At the heart of the story lie the dubious value of maintaining dignity to the detriment of intimacy, and the erotic potential of the worst-case scenario.

Julie Gfrörer’s delicate drawing style perfectly complements the period era of Black is the Color, bringing the lyricism and romanticism of Gfrörer’s prose to the fore. Black is the Color is a book as seductive as the sirens it depicts.

Visit Julia's blog.

Check out a .pdf preview.

Additional Information

Author Julia Gfrorer
Publisher Fantagraphics Books
Page Count 72pp
Publication Size 6 x 9
Publication Notes paperback, b/w
Publication Date December 4, 2013
ISBN 978-1606997178

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Capacity

Capacity

$20.00
Mischief

Mischief

$10.00
Gigantic Robot

Gigantic Robot

$16.95
In Tongues Illustrated

In Tongues Illustrated

$30.00

Product Tags

Use spaces to separate tags. Use single quotes (') for phrases.