Black Is the Color

Black Is the Color

Graphic Novel - 2013
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Black is the Color begins with a 17th-century sailor abandoned at sea by his shipmates, and as it progresses he endures, and eventually succumbs to, both his lingering death sentence and the advances of a cruel and amorous mermaid. The narrative also explores the experiences of the loved ones he leaves behind, on his ship and at home on land, as well as of the mermaids who jadedly witness his destruction. At the heart of the story lie the dubious value of maintaining dignity to the detriment of intimacy, and the erotic potential of the worst-case scenario.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books, Inc., 2013
ISBN: 9781606997178
1606997173
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm

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