Fausto, a young architect, is a prisoner of his own pride, obsessed with a search for perfection. Only the love of his girlfriend Silvia can save Fausto from himself. Desperate, she enlists the services of a mysterious doctor who guides her on a delirious journey traversing reality and myth...
Before he created the award-winning graphic novels 5,000 km Per Second and The Interview, internationally acclaimed cartoonist Manuele Fior created this delicate and moving parable on the redemptive power of love.
"Fior weaves myth and modernity together to examine the destructive extremes of artists in this vibrant tale." —Publishers Weekly
"It's a pleasure to find an artist-writer who regards the art of his images to be equal to the narrative they convey. Much of the novel's power is at the level of the brushstroke and the energy it conveys about the story world." — PopMatters
"[Red Ultramarine features] strong expressive cartooning and a daring use of color." — Broken Frontier