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The Sleep Gas
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Chris Cajero Cilla

The Sleep Gas

On sale date: December 3, 2019

A collection of absurdist short stories created over the past decade-plus.

Chris Cajero Cilla is the author of the 2010 cult classic graphic novel, The Heavy Hand, and this new book from FU Press is a collection of the artist's short stories created over the past decade-plus. Cilla’s absurdist humor takes center stage in this bouillabaisse of pieces that recalls the work of contemporary masters such as Matthew Thurber and Michael Deforge, as well as the unfettered id that permeates the great underground comix of the 1960s and 1970s. Cilla co-mingles a variety of styles and genres in the service of surrealist gems such as "Burp's Law," "Exqueezmeat," and "Labyrinthectomy," all of which will buoy you with a blissfully dull buzz, long after you've put it down.

The Sleep Gas is part of the Fantagraphics Underground imprint.


“The Sleep Gas is never less than surprising at every turn.” — Solrad


Paperback / Softback
Black and white
6" × 9"