Blackbird GN (2016 Conundrum Press) comic books
1st printing. Story and art by Pierre Maurel. Blackbird follows a band of skateboarding anarchists who are making a zine all about their lives. The problem is, in Maurel's dystopian near future self-publishing zines has become a crime. Through media stunts, thrilling chase scenes, and some real political activism, Blackbird and its cast of characters reflects the social dynamics of a counterculture. It also gives readers a taste of the new French underground in comics. Softcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $17.00.