Boy Who Made Silence TPB (2012 Markosia) comic books
1st printing. Collects Boy Who Made Silence (2008) #1-6. Story and art by Josh Hagler. Rural boy Nestor Gudfred mysteriously loses his hearing when pulled from a river by a girl of his age. As Nestor adjusts to a silent world, other mysteries arise, including an ability to create silence around him, causing anyone in the area to sink into the pasts and memories of others. Former winner of a Xeric Grant, Hagler imagines the intersecting lives of a small town through a surrealist lens. Softcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $22.99.