Isle of 100,000 Graves

Isle of 100,000 Graves

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Little does she realize that the Isle comes by its ominous name honestly, as the location of a secret school for executioners and torturers, where apple-cheeked youngsters are taught the finer points of extracting information from prisoners... and then putting an end to their lives in a wide variety of gruesome ways. And they've reached the point in their studies where theory should ideally give way to practice, so an influx of uninvited visitors comes as a blessing to the faculty And yes, this story is a comedy. Albeit a dark one For the first time in his career, Jason has enlisted a writer: Fabien Vehlmann. (Vehlmann has written a number of graphic novels for the French and American markets, including an installment of the legendarySpirou series and the three-volume Green Manor continuity, of which two volumes have been released in English.) Vehlmann has managed to interiorize Jason's deadpan style and wit perfectly, creating a uniquely smooth and successful collaboration.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 184 x 260 x 6mm
  • Fantagraphics
  • Seattle, United States
  • English
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 1606994425
  • 9781606994429
  • 214,432

Review quote

Isle of 100,000 Graves is an inventive and original tale, filled to the brim with absurd and hilarious dialogue, delivered with impeccable timing by Fabien Vehlmann. The story is brought to life with wonderful artwork by Jason, and eye popping colours by Hubert. I can't recommend this book highly enough, I don't think I've laughed this much at a comic in years! --Edward Kayeshow more

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809 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 22% (175)
4 44% (354)
3 30% (244)
2 3% (28)
1 1% (8)
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