Illiterature HC (2012 Boom Town) comic books
Volume 1 - 1st printing. Story and Art by Carol Lay. Introduction by Kim Deitch. ILLITERATURE...a 2-dimensional world as vast as a page of Bristol board and as timeless as a Las Vegas casino. The middle ground between literature and illiteracy, between science and superstition, and it lies between the hollows of man's horrors and the heights of his hilarity. This is the dimension of Carol Lay's imagination, the uncanny land of Illiterature. From the Underground era to THE SIMPSONS comic book to her graphic novel THE BIG SKINNY, Carol Lay has been writing and drawing amazing stories for years. Her Story Minute strip, which gained a devoted following while appearing on Salon.com, is collected here for the first time, in this first in a series of handsome hardcover volumes. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 9-in. x 6-in., 112 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.99.