Have you ever regretted running into an “ex”? This Xeric Award-winning graphic novel chronicles just that. Poor Ingrid is riding home on her bike from her new job. From the corner of her eye she spots her ex-boyfriend Mark waiting for the bus. She stops to say ‘Hello”. Awkward plans to meet for drinks ensue, thus beginning an orgy of lies, drugs, alcohol, sexual frustration, and gobs of guilt. Beautifully illustrated in meticulous pen and ink crosshatched realsim.
Karl Stevens (born November 21, 1978 in Concord, Massachusetts) is a graphic novelist and painter. His first book, Guilty, was published in 2004 with a grant from the Xeric Foundation. He is also the author of Whatever (2008) and The Lodger (2010). His comic strips have appeared since 2005 in the alternative newsweekly the Boston Phoenix.
64 page black and white paperback, 2005