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Koren Shadmi


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An eerie and beautiful coming-of-age graphic novel for the digital generation, from the stunningly creative mind behind Highwayman and Love Addict.

Bionic is a coming-of-age tale for the digital generation, taking place in the near future. It's the story of Victor, a geeky teenager on a hopeless quest to win the love of the gorgeous Patricia -- but when she returns from a horrible accident with astonishing new robotic parts, both their lives will be changed forever.

Koren Shadmi (Highwayman, The Twilight Man: Rod Serling and the Birth of Television) presents a hypnotically illustrated story of warm flesh and cold metal. It's the story of a love that was never meant to be, of overwhelming emotions, trauma, rebellion, loss of innocence, and the fear that wanting something may not be enough.

Praise For Bionic

"[An] engaging story of horrifying bodily changes that upend the teenage experience... The pencil-shaded, hand-drawn style of the art contrasts well with the tech-focused story." — Booklist

"Bionic reboots the teenage romance and propels it into the twenty-first century." BD Gest

"A very fine social critique, full of strangeness and uncertainty." Bodoï

Top Shelf Productions, 9781603094788, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2020

About the Author

Koren Shadmi is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and cartoonist; he studied illustration at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, where he now teaches. His graphic novels have been published internationally and they include Highwayman, The Twilight Man: Rod Serling and the Birth of Television, Love Addict: Confessions of a Serial Dater, and Rise of the Dungeon Master. His work has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Playboy, and Wired.