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That Salty Air

That Salty Air

by Tim Sievert

ISBN 978-1-60309-005-6

$10.00 (US)

Named one of the year's Top 10 Graphic Novels for Youth by Booklist!

"An amazing, strong, well-paced graphic novel about relationships and what we must be do to keep them on course while we are submerged in the complexities of life." -- Booklist (starred review)

"Not since Bryan Lee O'Malley's Lost at Sea has a premiere made me feel so excited for a sophomore release." -- PlaybackSTL

"A confident debut that portends more good things to come from this creator ... Sievert has fused tragic loss with imagination ... It's a beautiful thing." -- Web Behrens, Playboy

"A deeply felt parable for the author, and one that can touch anyone faced with the inexplicability of loss. Take the plunge." -- Paul Gravett, Author of Graphic Novels: Stories to Change Your Life

"An example of comics at their most literate and intelligent." -- Kevin Church, Comic Book Resources

"A very good first graphic novel from a very promising young talent." -- Alan David Doane, Comic Book Galaxy

"A grand look at a man grappling with the realization that life is bigger than just his existence and happiness." -- Leroy Douresseaux, The Comic Book Bin

Top Shelf is proud to present the debut graphic novel from talented newcomer, Tim Sievert. … Hugh is a fisherman with a special relationship to the sea, a relationship based on respect and reverence. But when Hugh feels that the sea has betrayed him, his whole existence is thrown out of whack. Hell-bent on settling the score, Hugh takes his revenge to the extreme, jeopardizing not only himself, but also his family in the process. That Salty Air is a story about change and learning the price for trifling with the natural progression of things. -- 112-Page Graphic Novel, 6 1/2" x 9", Diamond: FEB084069


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