• Illustrating a Disruption to the Mundanity of Bureaucratic Life

    From Theo Ellsworth's Adaption of Jeff VanderMeer's Short Story “Secret Life“

    The following is excerpted from Secret Life 


    Secret Life

    From Secret Life by Theo Ellsworth and Jeff VanderMeer, images courtesy of Drawn & Quarterly.

    Theo Ellsworth and Jeff VanderMeer
    Theo Ellsworth is a self-taught artist living in Montana. His previously published comics include Capacity, The Understanding Monster, Sleeper Car, and An Exorcism. He has been the recipient of the Lynd Ward Honor Book Prize and an Artist Innovation Award.

    Jeff VanderMeer is the author of Dead Astronauts, Borne, and The Southern Reach Trilogy, the first volume of which, Annihilation, won the Nebula Award and the Shirley Jackson Award and was adapted into a movie by Alex Garland starring Natalie Portman. VanderMeer speaks and writes frequently about issues relating to climate change.

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