The Clockwork Girl
Publication Date: July 2011
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Having sold more than 300,000 copies in a series of five comic books, The Clockwork Girl is now a luscious graphic novel. Its a tale unlike any other, a journey into a faraway land where the Clockwork Girl livesa ticking robot girl with mechanical limbs and a voice of her own.
Against all odds, she finds companionship in Huxley, the amazing mutant circus boy who risks his life to be with her. Together they tackle questions like what man can feel that a machine or mutant cant, what loneliness is, and what love is.
But can a robot girl feel true love? Will this futuristic Romeo and Juliet survive the threats of their warring families?
Soon to be a three-dimensional major motion picture, The Clockwork Girl love story is inspired by the romantic pursuits of its lovesick authors, colleagues Sean OReilly and Kevin Hanna.
Sean OReilly is the founder and C.E.O. of Arcana Studio, an award-winning publisher of comic books and graphic novels. He is the author of a number of graphic novels, including The Gwaii, Mighty Mighty Monsters, Pixies, Kade, and The Hope Virus, as well as the producer and writer of two films for Lions Gate Entertainment.
Kevin Hanna is the founder of Frogchildren Studios, a multimedia entertainment company. He has worked as an art director for Disney, Microsoft, Sony, and Google. The Clockwork Girl is his first graphic novel.