Farewell, Georgia (2003 Slave Labor) comic books 2003-2005
Written and illustrated by Ben Towle. Farewell, Georgia delves into the mythology and mystique of the American South, interpreting the stories in a straightforward fashion that do not question their validity. The tales include The Georgia Peach, the tale of baseball legends Ty Cobb being thrown his final pitch long after his retirement, summarizing his powerful swing and tough-as-nails personality in a violent, surreal moment. The stories have a Twilight Zone-ish feel, featuring everyday people suddenly placed in bizarre situations. 9 1/2-in. x 11-in., 48 pgs, B&W illustrations. Cover price $6.95.