Tanpopo Collection Vol. 2

Other Camilla d'Errico
Illustrator Camilla d'Errico

Boom! Studios | May 27, 2014 | Hardcover

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Tanpopo is a mysterious young girl, superhumanly intelligent and inhumanly emotionless, who embarks on a journey to experience emotion. With only the Faustian devil, Kuro, to guide her she must enter the world of humanity and discover what it means to feel. Tanpopo is inspired and narrated by passages from classic literature and poetry.The overall story arc is based on Faust, by German author Goethe, but each volume is narrated by a different classic - poem or prose – from around the world.Tanpopo is not an illustrated poem nor is it a reinterpretation of literature. It is a unique visual and literary experience that combines a rare, open storytelling format with oriental aesthetics and character development, while bringing long lost or little known classic literature to today's audience – both young and mature.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 176 pages, 12 × 9 × 1 in

Published: May 27, 2014

Publisher: Boom! Studios

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1608863379

ISBN - 13: 9781608863372

Found in: Graphic Novels

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Tanpopo Collection Vol. 2

Tanpopo Collection Vol. 2

Other Camilla d'Errico
Illustrator Camilla d'Errico

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 176 pages, 12 × 9 × 1 in

Published: May 27, 2014

Publisher: Boom! Studios

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1608863379

ISBN - 13: 9781608863372

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Tanpopo is a mysterious young girl, superhumanly intelligent and inhumanly emotionless, who embarks on a journey to experience emotion. With only the Faustian devil, Kuro, to guide her she must enter the world of humanity and discover what it means to feel. Tanpopo is inspired and narrated by passages from classic literature and poetry.The overall story arc is based on Faust, by German author Goethe, but each volume is narrated by a different classic - poem or prose – from around the world.Tanpopo is not an illustrated poem nor is it a reinterpretation of literature. It is a unique visual and literary experience that combines a rare, open storytelling format with oriental aesthetics and character development, while bringing long lost or little known classic literature to today's audience – both young and mature.

About the Author

Camilla d'Errico has been making waves in the fine art and comic industries with her manga-influenced style. Ever the prolific artist, d’Errico is an urban contemporary painter, illustrator, designer, character creator, and comic artist residing in Vancouver, Canada. Nominated for both Eisner and Joe Shuster Awards, she has worked with Random House, Dark Horse Comics, Image Comics, and Tokyopop. Her creator-owned properties include the graphic novel BURN and SKY PIRATES OF NEO TERRA. TANPOPO, d’Errico’s passion project, has been embraced by fans and independent comics collectors for its highly original combination of classic poetry and literature blended with her unique “West Meets East” drawing style. She has collaborated with Neil Gaiman, Sanrio, Disney and Mattel. d’Errico has distinguished herself through her ability to seamlessly weave manga and western comic art, creating a unique style that bridges cultural and geographical boundaries, while remaining totally relevant to today’s varied audience.