All tagged Graphic Novel
I saw the graphic memoir Rosalie Lightning on a shelf at Barnes & Noble about a month ago. It's a father's story about the sudden and unexplained death of his young daughter, and how he tried to find meaning in his loss.
I almost didn't read it. The topic scared me. I can't imagine anything worse than losing a child.
But I did read Rosalie Lightning, and found the book so honest and insightful and raw that I couldn't help but love it (even though it made me cry). Last week I reached out to its author, Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart, to see if he'd be interested in doing a Q&A. He graciously said yes. Here's what Tom shared with me.
A family story is always something of a mystery story. The mystery, of course, is, "How could I possibly have come from these people?"
Etelka Lehocsky has a great book review of "Invisible Ink: My Mother's Secret Love Affair With a Famous Cartoonist!!" The graphic memoir is written by Bill Griffith, the creator of Zippy the Pinhead.