Vertigo, Paperback, 9781401217341, 160pp.
Publication Date: October 7, 2008
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Set in modern-day Cairo, this magical thriller follows four humans and a genie as they navigate the citys streets and spiritual underworld to find a stolen hooka sought by a vengeful gangster-magician. This original fable is written by journalist G. Willow Wilson and illustrated by Turkish artist M.K. Perker.
About the Author
G. Willow Wilson is the author of the graphic novels Cairo, named a Best Graphic Novel of the Year by PW and Comics Worth Reading; Air, nominated for an Eisner Award, and Vixen, winner of the Glyph Comics Fan Award for Best Comic. Her most recent comics project is the relaunch of Mystic with artist David Lopez. Her first non-graphic work was the memoir The Butterfly Mosque, a Seattle Times Best Book of the Year.