FOC 2/4/24 from Silver Sprocket:

Adversary by Blue Delliquanti

Cover image for the graphic novel Adversary — two men walking away from each other, one wearing a medical face mask

Minneapolis, 2021. Curtis is newly out, single, and ready to take his life in a different direction. Anton is an enigmatic young man who recognizes Curtis from their pre-pandemic lives. One casual drink leads to a charged relationship layered with unspeakable needs. A graphic novella about connection and failure, grief and responsibility, and the effect of world-changing events on the soul of the individual. Recommended for mature readers.

  • 2023 Ignatz Award Nominee for Outstanding Online Comic.
  • “Subtle, haunting, and deft storytelling that has stuck with me for weeks after finishing the book. Blue is a master craftsman at comics and you don’t want to miss this one; read it twice.” – Melanie Gillman, As the Crow Flies

Retail: $15.99
FOC Date: 2/4/2024
In-Store Date: 3/13/2024
ISBN: 9798886200386
Product Code: 0124SP502

Viscera Objectica by Yugo Limbo

The second book by the breakout hit author of Be Kind, My Neighbor! A humble tailor is very skilled at his work, but finds the complex patchwork of love painful to stitch together. One day, he visits a farmers market and is drawn to a beautiful puppet, whose vendor utters only: “His name is Theu.” Though the puppet is inanimate, the tailor inexplicably falls for Theu, day by day finding that patchwork of love no longer painful. Viscera Objectica explores the depth of feeling that develops between man and object, lover and loved.

  • “A poetic and wonderfully charming story that seeks to open hearts and minds to the beautiful multifariousness of the human experience with love.” – Jess Fink, Chester 5000 XYV
  • “A deeply exciting work that feels as though it could only have been created by one specific artist’s mind.” – Mady G, Be Gay, Do Comics

Retail: $14.99
FOC Date: 2/4/2024
In-Store Date: 3/27/2024
ISBN: 9798886200393
Product Code: 0124SP503

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The Secret History of Black Punk by Raeghan Buchanan

Rushed back to print in a second edition with spine for easy shelving! Delve into the largely overlooked footprint that Black punks have on the underground music scene in an archival publication brought to you by Raeghan Buchanan and Silver Sprocket.

Your Black Friend & Other Strangers by Ben Passmore

In Your Black Friend and Other Strangers, Ben Passmore masterfully tackles comics about race, gentrification, the prison system, online dating, gross punks, bad street art, kung fu movie references, beating up God, and lots of other grown-up stuff with refreshing doses of humor and lived relatability. Part of NPR’s Top 100 Favorite Graphic Novels!

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