StigmataBook - 2010
He lives day to day and hand to mouth, this shambling lug of a man,wrestling with his demons, picking up work where he can, and drinking himselfinto oblivion. Until one day his palms begin to bleed... These newfound stigmatalose him his job, and he ends up as part of a traveling carnival, where he evenfinds love. But his past catches up with him -- violently so. Has he losthis last chance at redemption? This stunning graphic novel, executed in a mad, expressionistic swirl ofblack lines, is the result of a unique collaboration between the preeminentItalian cartoonist/graphist Lorenzo Mattotti ( Fires , Dr. Jekyll andMr. Hyde ) and the award-winning Italian screenwriter ClaudioPiersanti.
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics ; London : Turnaround [distributor], 2010
Characteristics: 190 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm