The New Ghost

The New Ghost

3.86 (1,236 ratings by Goodreads)
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3.86 (1,236 ratings by Goodreads)

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Tom has worked at the observatory for years, working through the night to discover the mysteries of the stars and the cosmos, leaving his days to sleep. One morning before the break of dawn, Tom sees an anomaly through the lens of his telescope; a spectral form drop from the sky in mid-flight only to land in a field nearby. With a mixture of trepidation and curiosity, he approaches the mysterious creature and, with every step, unwittingly draws closer to the answers he has been seeking...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 170 x 230 x 5.08mm | 97g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1907704140
  • 9781907704147
  • 9,782

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I know this book will be spending a lot of time in my hands. It's perfect for rainy--day reading and just the sort of still, calming mix of word and image that one needs before falling asleep. Give yourself the pleasures of holding this book in your hands and of being able to pick it up again and again. Your world will be the richer for it.
--What If Knits Robert Hunter is a trained illustrator who worked with the small--press publisher Nobrow Press to create "The New Ghost." It's a gorgeous piece that plays with color and panel structure. It's an original story, told well, but the best and most unique thing about it is the highly saturated and beautiful artwork.
--Indie Reader Rob Hunter's art runs against many of the strong currents in the worlds of comics. I know tons of comics that are tough, gritty, funny, gross, goofy, dark, trippy, dystopian, complex, satirical. These aren't bad things at all, but how often do you come across a comic that's light as air, dreamy and poetic?
--Squidface & The Meddler
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About Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter graduated from U.W.E Bristol in 2007 and has been working as a freelance illustrator since. Alongside his professional practice, Robert always makes time to pursue personal projects, such as his growing body of narrative work. For Nobrow, he has produced a 7 page comic which appeared in 2010's A Graphic Cosmogony, a beautiful tale of creation and destruction told in a bold but gentle manner entirely new to the field of comics. The New Ghost is his first solo comic with Nobrow.
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1,236 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
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4 41% (511)
3 28% (346)
2 5% (56)
1 1% (8)

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This was a really sweet graphic short story. I like how the colours and storyline are kind of mellow, but at the same time the lines and words gives a more peculiar, kind of serious feel to it all. The paper is of very good quality, as is the print itself. I'll definately consider buyng more of these Nobrow graphic short stories. I imagine this would be a nice thing to give to a friend for a special occasion, or perhaps for no special occasion at all. I am very satisfied with this item!show more
by Ragnhild Hope Birkeland
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