Fantagraphics to publish Mountebank by D. W. ’12

D.W. (’12) is releasing his newest comic, Mountebank, with Fantagraphics this summer. A mountebank is someone who deceives others, especially to trick them out of their money. While I doubt you will feel tricked out of your money getting this book, the illustration style does trick your mind. It’s a psychedelic doodle book stretching the boundaries of what is a comic. Fantagraphics describes as described as “psychedoolic.”  Mountebank is meditative and hypnotic.

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This is D.W.’s first comic with Fantagraphics. It was also featured as a notable comic in the 2016 Best American Comics. You can already see his psychedelic work in volumes 2, 4, 5, and 6 of Irene, a comic anthology he founded with classmates Andy Warner and Dakota McFadzean.

Preorder for Mountebank is available now! It ships on July 31, 12017.

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About Angela Boyle

Angela is an alum at the Center for Cartoon Studies (class of 2016), and a natural science illustrator. She hails from Washington state and has 2 corgis, Nisa and Ernie. View her work at angelaboyle.flyingdodostudio.com.
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