Spider is a small boy living in a kinetic pinball city. He spends his time with his sister who enters their home every day with a ritualistic flair. Spider’s best friend is a small creature named Nako who he speaks to constantly. In fact, Spider is learning to communicate with animals of all kinds. In the first issue, we meet Spider’s idol, Emeric Powell, who has his own designs on animal communication/ Spider-Monkey is a tour de force from artist Jesse McManus (Kramers Ergot 7, Violence Valley), working from a script by Austin English, incorporating horror manga, children’s comics and fantastic golden age elements into one beautiful comic.
32 page black and white comic with color covers
Domino Books, 2011