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Space Junk

Space Junk

by Julian Hanshaw

ISBN 978-1-60309-543-3 - Diamond: JUN241249

"An accumulation of fiery indignities and small moments of beauty brings the dreamlike narrative to an explosive climax and a conclusion that’s both optimistic and satisfying." - Publishers Weekly

“These are broken people in a broken world... but so are we. The tenderness that Julian Hanshaw finds for his characters will touch you as deeply as his dystopian sci-fi visuals will haunt your dreams.” — Moby

"A unique blend of poignant and thought-provoking story with elements of science fiction and coming-of-age themes makes for a well rounded graphic novel. Julian Hanshaw has created a truly unique and special graphic novel that is worth adding to your book shelf." - Capes and Tights

“Dazzling, enigmatic, and intimate. Nobody captures the atmosphere of a lonesome summer evening on a semi-abandoned space colony like Julian Hanshaw.” — Krent Able (Kane & Able, Krent Able’s Big Book of Mischief)

In the shattered remnants of a doomed planet, the last shuttles are leaving soon… So why do these misfits want to stay behind?

Faith has a metallic mystery bolted to her head. Hoshi keeps his rage in check with an emotional support chicken. On a dying world where most adults have already left and the remaining kids are training for their turn, these two are starting to wonder: what’s the point? Gradually, a cluster of lonely souls who’ve spent their lives emotionally adrift are pulled into each other’s orbit as they try stay in place in a universe that is moving all too quickly. With Space Junk, the startling imagination of award-winning graphic novelist Julian Hanshaw explores profound questions of past and future, trauma and recovery, staying grounded and taking flight. -- a 176-page, full-color softcover graphic novel with 3” French flaps (8.25" x 10", portrait)


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