On sale date: May 28, 2019
A stunning psychological exploration into the delusional mind of a sexual predator.
Told through a noirish lens, Bezimena is the story of a man who develops a disturbing obsession with a former classmate, steadily losing his grasp on reality. A masterful cartoonist, Bunjevac takes a deep dive into the man’s warped psyche, conjuring an eerie, unreal world filled with mesmerizing fever dreams and shocking acts of sexual violence. Bezimena is a stunning graphic novel by an assured voice in comics.
“Bunjevac's work is stunning to look at, with elegant full-page illustrations, painstakingly crosshatched and stippled to resemble woodcuts or antique photographs.” — Publishers Weekly
“A disturbing yet elegant yarn, told in simple, exquisite full-page drawings made complex through elaborate stippling.” — Booklist
“The black and white Bezimena is colored by trauma and yearning. ... This uncanny book provides a grim map to the ever-shadowy process of recovery.” — NPR Books
“As elegant as it is shocking.” — Vanity Fair Italy
“Bunjevac deftly crafts a gripping noirish, Nabokovian tale, by turns sensual, surreal, and harrowing, that turns the male gaze inside-out.” — Midwest Book Review
- Black & white illustrations throughout.
- 8.7" × 10.8"