Dog Moon

Dog Moon Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter and artist Timothy Truman JONAH HEX TWO GUN MOJO RIDERS OF THE WORM AND SUCH join forces to execute haunting work of staggering emotional power and artistic excel

  • Title: Dog Moon
  • Author: Robert Hunter Timothy Truman
  • ISBN: 9781563892370
  • Page: 474
  • Format: Paperback
  • Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter and artist Timothy Truman JONAH HEX TWO GUN MOJO, RIDERS OF THE WORM AND SUCH join forces to execute haunting work of staggering emotional power and artistic excellence in DOG MOON, a Prestige Format VERTIGO one shotG MOON is at once a horror story, a love story and a lyrical epic the account of a truck driver who, like the mythGrateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter and artist Timothy Truman JONAH HEX TWO GUN MOJO, RIDERS OF THE WORM AND SUCH join forces to execute haunting work of staggering emotional power and artistic excellence in DOG MOON, a Prestige Format VERTIGO one shotG MOON is at once a horror story, a love story and a lyrical epic the account of a truck driver who, like the mythic Charon on the river Styx, transports the just dead to the place awaiting them On one such run, the trucker spots a dead woman named Tess and falls inexplicably in love with her Tormented by his sadistic friend Red Jack, menaced by vicious winged creatures, witness to the Blind Sea disgorging a legion of dead souls upon the Beach of Bones, the trucker narrates his strange ordeal with an eerie yet eloquent voice the same one that helped make the Grateful Dead one of the most hypnotic and enduring rock bands in history Perfectly mated to Truman s haunting painted visuals and the lettering of SANDMAN calligrapher Todd Klein, DOG MOON is a startling, exquisite work as moving as it is disturbing.

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    1. Reads a bit like scripted poetry, a bit like a song, and somewhat like a comic book.I applaud the author for using mono-syllabic words, but it can at times make it difficult to flow thru the reading. I did find myself having to read some passages out loud for it to make more sense but I suppose being somewhat poetic and song-like, reading out loud might even be a necessity.The art is probably some of Tim Truman's best with the earth-toned colors enhancing the illustrations.Not a graphic novel to [...]

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