Equinoxes
Equinoxes

Equinoxes

COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

336 Pages, 9 x 12

Formats: Cloth, Fixed Layout KF8, Fixed Layout EPUB, PDF

Cloth, $44.99 (US $44.99) (CA $59.99)

Publication Date: September 2016

ISBN 9781681120805

Rights: WOR X UK

NBM Publishing (Sep 2016)

Price: $44.99
 
 

Overview

Nominee:2017 Eisner Awards, Best U.S. Edition of International MaterialIn an equinox, day is as long as night, as if the world found perfect equilibrium between shadow and light, a fleeting equilibrium, similar to the stakes of our human destinies. Segmented into four tableaux for four seasons, unrelated people of all social backgrounds seeking equilibrium cross paths with other solitudes, weaving in and out of one another's lives- all captivated and tormented by the enigmatic meaning of life. Every season has its visual identity and its individual voice, culminating in summer and, possibly, an answer. Equinoxes is a unique ground-breaking work of rare intensity and narrative sensibility by a rising bestselling star of European comics.

Reviews

"Cyril Pedrosa's Equinoxes is an impressive feast of a book." —Scott McCloud, author, Understanding Comics and The Sculptor

"Each and every page of this pageant is worth lingering over: A lavish tribute to the power of sequential art. At its best—and it is frequently at its best—Pedrosa's work borders on magic." —Publishers Weekly

"Ambitious and beautifully drawn. Worthy of recognition for comics as literature." —Foreword Reviews

"Thoughtful and well executed. The color work is exceptional." —Summer Hayes, Booklist

"Works as a piece of art, so beautiful are the contents." —John Seven, comicsbeat.com

Author Biography

Cyril Pedrosa studied at the Gobelins animation design, a Parisian establishment dedicated to careers in the moving image.He worked on Disney animated feature films such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Hercules. He then met writer David Chauvel, inspiring him to turn to comics. A "rising star" in graphic storytelling, his unique work is a product of his animation background combined with his literary influences of Borges, Marquez and Tolkien. His moving journal of going back to his family roots, Portugal, is a bestseller.