Graphic Novel: The Plague and Doctor Caim

Radiant Pessimist Press

Synopsis:The Plague and Doctor Caimfollows the life of a 17th-century plague doctor: an Everyman with a beak. One day, Doctor Caim is hired by a village to treat both the rich and the poor. He readily accepts this position, but goes about his work with much trial and error. He encounterspatientsfrom all walks of life, experimenting with treatments while monitoring his own health and watching the stars for omens.

Researchis the integral foundation of both the script and design ofThe Plague and Doctor Caim. Each medical treatment Doctor Caim tries and every situation Doctor Caim finds himself in is based on historical facts. With theaesthetic of a medieval illuminated manuscript, this graphic novel finds dark humor within the history of the Black Death.

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Graphic Novel: The Poet and the Flea

Radiant Pessimist Press

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Synopsis: A reimagining of the life of the poet-painter William Blake. Set in 1790, at the onset of The Industrial Revolution, William suffers from the death of his beloved younger brother, Robert. Catherine (Kate) Blake attempts to comfort her husband, but cannot dispel his grief. During this spell of anxiety, William is visited by an ominous creature: The Ghost of the Flea. The Flea reveals a vested interest in William’s spiritual well-being — the result of an unorthodox wager. Will William triumph over The Flea’s sinister meddling? Or will he fall victim to The Flea’s corruption?

“I read [The Poet and the Flea] straight through and… found it to be most engaging, enjoyable, and spirited or infused with a sense of Blake which pleased me greatly. Also I like your art work which again captures the…

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