Year of the Beasts SC (2014 Square Fish Illustrated Novel) comic books
1st printing. Written by Cecil Castellucci. Art and cover by Nate Powell. Two sisters struggle to control their jealousy as their relationship spirals downward over the course of one surreal summer. There's a beast in all of us. Every summer the trucks roll in, bringing the carnival and its infinite possibilities to town. This year Tessa and her younger sister Lulu are un-chaperoned and want to be first in line to experience the rides, the food... and the boys. Except this summer, jealousy will invade their relationship for the first time, setting in motion a course of events that can only end in tragedy, putting everyone's love and friendship to the test. Alternating chapters of prose and comics are interwoven in this extraordinary novel that will break your heart and crack it wide open at the same time. Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 208 pages, Text (with some B&W Comic Strips). Cover price $9.99.