Jeff Lemire, The Nobody (plus a trailer!)

Written and drawn by Jeff Lemire

Jeff Lemire is the cartoonist behind the Eisner-nominated ESSEX COUNTY TRILOGY of graphic novels (Tales From The Farm, Ghost Stories, The Country Nurse) published by Top Shelf Productions. His next graphic novel, The Nobody, goes on sale July 1st from DC/Vertigo.

Click here for a six page preview.

From the DC/Vertigo Website:
The tiny, isolated fishing village of Large Mouth never saw much excitement — until the arrival of the stranger, that is. Wrapped from head to toe in bandages and wearing weird goggles, he quietly took up residence in the sleepy town’s motel. Driven by curiosity, the townfolk quickly learn the tragic story of his past, and of the terrible accident that left him horribly disfigured. Eventually, the town embraces the stranger as one of their own — but do his bandages hide more than just scars?

Inspired by H.G. Wells’ The Invisible Man, THE NOBODY explores themes of identity, fear and paranoia in a small community from up-and-coming alternative comics creator and Xeric Award-winner Jeff Lemire (The Essex County Trilogy) in a special two-color story that’llhave you guessing until the very end.

  • Vertigo
  • 144pg.
  • B&W
  • Hardcover
  • $19.99 US
  • ISBN 9781401220808
  • Mature Readers

On Sale July 1, 2009

Hey! Look at that! Another trailer! Like I said, more artists should do this!!!

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