Somos Gallery

MAGIC BOTTLE, THE: A BLAB BOOK (HARDCOVER)

The first graphic novel from acclaimed painter Camille Rose Garcia (Saddest Place On Earth). Lulu Blackenshoe lives in a gray world dominated by factories, landfills and giant corporations. Nature has all but disappeared in her world, but no one notices because of the antidepressants they’re on. Lulu (who never takes her medicine) feels an increasing sense of dread and despair—until she finds a magic bottle containing a map. Drawn by pirates long ago, this map shows the way to the lost world of the Peppermint Islands, sunk to the bottom of the sea 400 years ago in the great battle between the pirates and the capitalists. Suddenly, Lulu has the chance to save the last remaining wild animals on earth, but she’ll have to battle the Peppermint Man and the Great Trading Company to defeat the capitalist machine. Presented in a faux-children’s book format, but aimed squarely at adults and young adults. Hardcover, color.