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CULT OF THE IBIS (The Fantagraphics Underground Series)

Daria Tessler

Hardcover

List Price: 29.99*
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Description

An atmospheric bank robbing fantasy.


This exquisite and mostly-silent graphic novel takes place in a fantasy cityscape loosely inspired by German expressionist film. Cult of the Ibis tells the story of an occultist getaway driver who, after escaping with the loot from a bank robbery gone wrong, orders a build-your-own homunculus kit and goes on the lam. Steeped in architecture and atmosphere, Tessler's gorgeous cartooning fuels this strangely gripping yarn, which is packaged in a gorgeous hardcover design.


Praise For CULT OF THE IBIS (The Fantagraphics Underground Series)

A tour de force in black and white. Nearly every picture balances a sense of wonder and menace — stopping you in your tracks even as the plot races ahead.
— The New York Times

Fantagraphics-FU, 9781683961963, 212pp.

Publication Date: March 5, 2019



About the Author

Daria Tessler is a cartoonist and printmaker based in Portland, OR. Her books include The Cult of the Ibis, Accursed, and Music of Changes. She also creates silkscreen prints, stationary and more via her website animalsleepstories.com.