To Build a Fire (Paperback)

Based on Jack London's Classic Story

By Christophe Chabouté

Gallery 13, 9781982100827, 64pp.

Publication Date: October 30, 2018

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

A 2019 EISNER AWARD NOMINEE FOR BEST ADAPTATION FROM ANOTHER MEDIUM

From the “master of black and white” artwork (Paste Magazine) and the bestselling illustrator-storyteller of Park Bench and Alone comes a starkly beautiful graphic novel adaptation of Jack London’s most famous short story.

Discover the beloved author of White Fang and The Call of the Wild, Jack London’s renowned short story “To Build a Fire” in a new and evocative way from master artist Christophe Chabouté. With his signature “stunning black-and-white art” (Publishers Weekly), Chabouté illustrates London’s gripping story of man versus nature in the harsh and unforgiving Yukon that has enthralled readers for over a century.


About the Author

Christophe Chabouté published his first work, Stories, based on the work of Arthur Rimbaud, in 1993 in France. Since then, he has received numerous prizes for his very personal illustration and storytelling style. When Alone, a wholly original work of his, published in France, it was widely hailed as his masterpiece and was an Official Selection at France’s prestigious Angoulême International Comics Festival. He is the illustrator-storyteller of Park Bench.


Praise For To Build a Fire: Based on Jack London's Classic Story

"Poetic and sometimes surreal....Chaboute outdoes himself...Stark, grim, his work will freeze your soul just by looking at it."

The Comics Beat