Keeping the World Strange: A Planetary Guide, Sequart’s newest book, is now available for order through Diamond Comics Distributors.
The book is listed on page 347 of the current (March 2011) Previews catalog, which also features an ad for the book. When ordering, please use Diamond order code MAR111401.
Edited by Cody Walker, Keeping the World Strange features work by some of the biggest names in comics scholarship: Timothy Callahan (author of Grant Morrison: The Early Years), Julian Darius (author of Classics on Infinite Earths), A. David Lewis, Patrick Meaney (author of Our Sentence is Up: Seeing Grant Morrison’s The Invisibles), Chad Nevett (editor of Shot in the Face: A Savage Journey to the Heart of Transmetropolitan), Ross Payton, Andy Richardson, legendary comics scholar Peter Sanderson, Caleb Stokes, Kevin Thurman (author of Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization), and Cody Walker. Its cover is by Ean Moody.
The 188-page book is scheduled for May release and is cover-priced at $19.95.
It is the first offering in Sequart’s “Year of Ellis,” which also includes two other books (Voyage in Noise: Warren Ellis and the Demise of Western Civilization and Shot in the Face: A Savage Journey to the Heart of Transmetropolitan) and the documentary film Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts.
Whether you’re a fan of Ellis or of accessible comics scholarship in general, please support this book.
For more information on Keeping the World Strange, visit http://sequart.org/books/9/keeping-the-world-strange-a-planetary-guide/.