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Vampire Cousins

illustrated by Cathon

text by Alexandre Fontaine Rousseau

Publisher
Pow Pow Press
Initial publish date
Jun 2015
Category
General, Horror
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9782924049273
    Publish Date
    Jun 2015
    List Price
    $22.95

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Description

A naive young girl visits her moody, mysterious, garlic-fearing cousin only to discover, a little too late, that she has become a vampire. Vampire Cousins is a funny, reverent tribute to old school horror films. Nominated for a Joe Shuster Award, as well as a Bédélys Award.

About the authors

Montréal-based artist Cathon makes children's books and comics. After self-publishing a couple of critically acclaimed zines, she published her first professional book, La liste des choses qui existent, in 2013 -- an absurd encyclopedia co-created with established cartoonist Iris. Her first solo book, Les ennuis de Lapinette, was published in April 2015 by Comme des géants. Vampire Cousins sees her exploring moodier territories, while still retaining her uninhibited drawing style.

Alexandre Fontaine Rousseau spends most of his time writing film reviews and comic books. His first graphic novel, Pinkerton, created in collaboration with François Samson-Dunlop, was nominated for a Joe Shuster Award. His second book, Poulet grain-grain, pondered the subjects of chickens and revolution. With Vampire Cousins, he conjures up a humorous homage to old-school Hammer horror and Jean Rollin's cult vampire classics.

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Alexandre Fontaine Rousseau's profile page

Awards

  • Nominated, Joe Shuster Awards - Best Writer
  • Nominated, Prix Bédélys - Album of the Year - Québec

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