by Karl Stevens
Have you ever regretted running into an “ex”? This Xeric Award-winning graphic novel chronicles just that awkward mishap. Poor Ingrid is riding home on her bike from her new job. From the corner of her eye she spots her ex-boyfriend Mark waiting for the bus. She stops to say ‘Hello”. Awkward plans to meet for drinks ensue, thus beginning an orgy of lies, drugs, alcohol, sexual frustration, and gobs of guilt. Beautifully illustrated in Stevens’s famous meticulous pen-and-ink crosshatched realism.
Karl Stevens is a graphic novelist and painter whose comics have appeared regularly in the New Yorker, Village Voice, and Boston Phoenix. Stevens’ graphic novels include Whatever (2008), The Lodger (2010), Failure (2013), The Winner (2018), and Penny: A Graphic Memoir (2021) He lives in Boston with his wife Alex and their cats, Penny and Pepper.
For Mature Readers.
64 page black and white paperback, 2005
Diamond Code: JUL052573