Fantagraphics Books, Hardcover, 9781560977476, 457pp.
Publication Date: June 17, 2006
For the first time, Fantagraphics'Castle Waiting collects the first volume of the Harvey and Eisner Award-winning* comic book series into one hearty hardcover. Linda Medley lavishly illustrates Castle Waiting in a classic visual style reminiscent of Arthur Rackham and William Heath Robinson. Blending elements from a variety of sources fairy tales, folklore, nursery rhymes Medley tells the story of the everyday lives of fantastic characters with humor, intelligence, and insight into human nature. Castle Waiting can be read on multiple levels and can be enjoyed by readers of all ages. *Awards: 2007 Eisner Award nominee: Best Graphic Album Reprint, Best Publication Design (Adam Grano)2007 Harvey Award nominee: Best Graphic Album Previously PublishedOfficial Selection, 2008 Festival International de la Bande Desinee de Angouleme (French edition)"20 Essential Albums for Summer 2008," l Association des Critiques de Bandes Dessinees (French edition)Finalist, Prix de la Critique 2008, l Association des Critiques de Bandes Dessinees (French edition)
About the Author
Linda Medley lives in Portland, OR, where she is currently working on the Castle Waiting series.