Foodboy

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A graphic novel about loss, hope and faith; bonds that are tested when the paths of two boyhood friends diverge.

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Garth ó the Foodboy of the title ó and Ross live in the small Welsh village of Llanparc, where they have grown up together, been baptized together, skipped Sunday School together. The attempt of a visiting troupe of Evangelists to convert the locals seems to trigger in Ross a physical and spiritual retreat ëinto wilderness.í Gareth remains loyal to his friend, leaving food out for him, even when it becomes apparent that Ross is becoming increasingly feral. At that point we leave the story, never quite certain of just how wild he has become. (Her previous graphic novel, INVASION OF THE MIND SWAPPERS, was set in a similar locale, and featured the Ross character in a small role.)

FOODBOY is drawn in Swainís trademark style of exquisite panel compositions in which the characters and landscapes embody the twin thematic poles of her work ó anomie and empathy, pathos and passivity.

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Author Carol Swain
Publisher Fantagraphics Books
Page Count 80pp
Publication Size 7" x 10"
Publication Notes Softcover, b/w
Publication Date January 4, 2009
ISBN 978-1560975717

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