This Wednesday sees the release of The Absence into comic stores, an original graphic novel created by British writer/artist Martin Stiff. The Absence was nominated for ‘best comic’ at last years British Comic Awards and is “for anyone who loves their tales loaded with menace and shadows.” Hey, that’s us!
Writer/Artist: Martin Stiff
NOMINATED FOR ‘BEST COMIC’ AT THE 2013 BRITISH COMIC AWARDS
In a place where everybody hides a guilty past, and unspeakable past crimes lurk just beneath the surface… what terrible secrets has this exile brought back with him? And what happened during his absence?
While Marwood struggles to rebuild his life, newcomer Dr. Robert Temple builds a strange house for himself, on the hill overlooking the town. Clay is consumed by a nightmarish past he cannot remember, Temple by visions of a future he cannot prevent.
And then a young boy vanishes on Christmas Day…
A masterpiece in jagged, haunted storytelling tinged with horror and pathos, this acclaimed series is collected here for the first time and is for anyone who loves their tales loaded with menace and shadows!