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Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories

2015 Eisner Awards Nomination for Best Reality-Based Work

In this collection of raw, emotionally honest stories, MariNaomi explores a wide range of topics including youthful rebellion, mortality, disillusionment, and compassion. Many of these stories were first serialized on the popular site The Rumpus. These poignant stories, some filled with hope, others tinged with remorse, are sure to appeal to even the most discerning reader.

“Mari has mastered the not-said and the not drawn, leaving only what is honest straighforward and profound.” ― Gabrielle Bell, author of The Voyeurs, and Truth is Fragmentary

“This work feels familiar. It’s like a friend you know.” ― Carol Tyler, author of You’ll Never Know

“God I love these comics so much.” ― Stephen Elliott, author of Happy Baby