The Rough Pearl

The Rough Pearl

by Kevin Mutch


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Xeric Award-winning cartoonist Kevin Mutch skewers theory-spouting academics, sleazy art dealers, and obnoxious over-sharers.

In this graphic novel, Adam Kline is an aspiring artist with bleak prospects, stuck in a thankless adjunct teaching gig and married to an ambitious woman tired of supporting his starry-eyed pipe dreams. Just as things seem to be looking up for hapless Adam, he begins to black out at random and awaken in a pitch-dark void surrounded by billions of probing eyes. When these uncanny visions appear in his real life, he starts to worry that he’s losing his mind…

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683962847
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 04/07/2020
Pages: 180
Sales rank: 1,189,787
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Kevin Mutch is a cartoonist, digital artist, and painter from Winnipeg, Canada. He received an MFA in painting from the University of Victoria. His graphic novel Fantastic Life received a Xeric Award in 2010 and was excerpted in The Best American Comics 2011.

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