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    For sale with exclusive rights in: CA
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    Distributor: Publishers Group Canada Supplies to:CA Availability: Available Excluding:May 20, 2020 On Sale Date:Jun 22, 2018 Carton Quantity:24 $23.95 CAD
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Tsu and the Outliers
By (author): E Eero Johnson
9781941250242 Paperback, Flaps English Young Adult : Age (years) from 12 YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / Fantasy Jun 22, 2018
$23.95 CAD
Active 6 x 9 x 0 in | 10 gr 88 pages 2-color throughout Uncivilized Books odod books
“One wild and wooly adventure, it's like Alan Moore and Gary Panter had a love child, rivaling Stranger Things for its beautiful thrills. This is a treasure.” -- Toby Barlow

Tsu and the Outliers is a graphic novel about a non- verbal boy whose rural existence appears unbearable until rumors of a monstrous giant upend his mundane life. Tsu finds himself at the center of the mystery, as his strange metaphysical connection with the creature is revealed. As the dragnet closes in, Tsu is forced to choose between a dangerous path leading beyond the periphery of human perception or a life without his only friend.

E Eero Johnson is a graphic artist from the Northern Midwest who’s lived in Rhode Island, Hawaii, and New York. His illustrations have appeared in the New Yorker, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Wired. His comics have been featured inLos Angeles Magazine,The New York Times, andNozone. He collaborated on the hybrid novel/graphic novel Original Fake with author Kirstin Cronn-Mills for Penguin Books, and he co-published the experimentalKozmo-Knot the Never-Ending Comic Book with Uncivilized Books.Tsu and The Outliers is his first complete graphic novel.

"Tsu's loneliness and isolation, and the sweetness of the bond with his unlikely friend, are both poignant and potent."—Kirkus Reviews

"Tsu and the Outliers is an interesting look at a new type of superhero: a young non-verbal boy who is able to communicate with a creature that his world is afraid of. There are some interesting discussion points when it comes to bullying since Tsu is judged by his classmates because of his disability. […] Overall, the story is pretty crazy (in a good way), and the end of the book sets up for a definite sequel which I NEED […]"—Unleashing Readers

“E Eero Johnson is one of the most talented illustrators working today - it’s exciting to watch him become one of the most talented comic artists.” —Yuko Shimizu,A Wild Swan, Barbed Wire Baseball

“E Eero Johnson draws you into a world deeper & darker than the Black Forest.” —Nicholas Blechman,Fresh Dialogue One: New Voices in Graphic Design, 100% EVIL, Nozone IX: EMPIRE

“One wild and wooly adventure, it's like Alan Moore and Gary Panter had a love child, rivaling Stranger Things for its beautiful thrills. This is a treasure.” -- Toby Barlow

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