IN THE WILDERNESS (The Fantagraphics Underground Series) (Paperback)

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Autobiographical comics vignettes of being a black weirdo.

In the Wilderness is an intimate look into the rich inner life of an odd-man-out comics creator. In a series of wryly funny autobiographical vignettes, Casanova Frankenstein endures schoolyard bullies, fumbles through ill-fated romances, and grapples with the anxieties of being a black weirdo.

About the Author

Casanova Frankenstein was a Gen-X latchkey-kid, raised on the incongruous influences of ‘70s-era Chicago UHF TV-programming and American-hypocrisy. He earned degrees in Fine Art and Metaphysics and produced art, poetry, and comics (In The Wilderness, which he wrote and drew, was published by Fantagraphics in 2019). He worked a 25-year string of Kafkaesque day jobs while maintaining a strict personal code. Retiring early in 2016 due to health issues, he remains a combination of James Baldwin, Charles Bukowski, and Mad Max — but 20-years ahead of his time.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781683962281
ISBN-10: 1683962281
Publisher: Fantagraphics-FU
Publication Date: April 16th, 2019
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: The Fantagraphics Underground Series