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A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death

By Alexis Deacon



Reprinting Alexis Deacon's Geis Vol. I: A Matter of Life and Death and Geis Vol. 2: A Game Without Rules in a brand-new format with a stunning new cover. "Fans of high fantasy, especially those who have read the adventures of a certain boy wizard and now want something with more teeth to it, will enjoy this book." -STARRED REVIEW, School Library Journal "Tangled forests, deserts, bat-filled caverns, rivers, and medieval towns are rendered in loose brushwork with clumps of gorgeous detail, a meeting of Maurice Sendak and Pieter Bruegel." -Publisher's Weekly "Readers will give themselves over to the dreamlike, immersive narrative." -Kirkus Reviews "Utterly fascinating." -Youth Services Book Reviews "Gorgeously drawn and full of characters to root for-and against. -Slate , Slate 's 10 Favorite Comics of 2016 "An engrossing fantasy tale that manages the neat trick of seeming both familiar and fresh." -The AV Club "This first volume in an anticipated trilogy is a lightning paced, tragic, and gripping start; readers will eagerly await the next outing." -STARRED REVIEW, Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "a genuinely exciting fantasy book, with interesting characters and plot...I was turning every page as fast as I could just to see whatever happened next!" -Comics Vs. The World "Easily the best thing I've read all year without will lose all sense of time and place while reading." -11 O'Clock Comics "The best thing published this year [.] Like Squid Game in a fantasy setting." -11 O'Clock Comics podcast After an evil sorceress casts a spell, a community is sent into a tailspin, fighting for survival. Book one of the mind-bending graphic novel series, featuring gripping action, supernatural mystery, and magical fantasy worlds where fifty souls battle in a contest to become the ruler of an island. A stunning fantasy epic unlike any other!

ISBN: 9781910620830


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