Titolo: Ghosts And Ruins
Casa editrice: Fantagraphics
Data di pubblicazione: 2013
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: This is a coffee-table book of drawings of imagined haunted houses accompanied by stories about who haunts them and why. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_1606996789
This is a coffee-table book of drawings of imagined haunted houses accompanied by stories about who haunts them and why.Who doesn?t love a good ghost story? This gorgeous, coffee-table art book is a compendium of old, forgotten haunted houses imagined by artist Ben Catmull, along with the stories and rumors of who haunts them, and why. Each spread features a different haunted house, lovingly and exquisitely rendered in scratchboard on masonite, with a short, nightmare-inducing description of each scene. In ?Drowned Shelley,? for example: A chorus of frogs surrounds the house where young Shelley was drowned headfirst in the bathtub by her drunken stepfather. Say her name 13 times while looking in the pond and she will drown you in your sleep. Say her name the wrong number of times while looking in the pond, and she will leave hair in your breakfast dishes. Say her name 13 times while not looking in the pond, and she will watch you when you clip your toenails. Mispronounce her name 13 times while looking anywhere near the pond, and she will kick you somewhere delicate at the stroke of midnight. Catmull?s images are evocative, haunting masterpieces that never tread in graphic imagery, choosing instead to suggest horrors far more frightening than what they explicitly depict. With just the right touch of humor to balance the terror, Ghosts and Ruins is sure to attract fans of Edward Gorey or Tim Burton, and makes a perfect gift book for the ghost story fan in your house. Black and white
L'autore: BEN CATMULL grew up in Albany, CA and currently resides in Oakland, CA. His previous works include Monster Parade and Paper Theater.
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