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Author Clarke, Matthew, author.

Title Hardears / created by Matthew Clarke ; afterword by Cathy Thomas.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams ComicArts - Megascope, 2021.
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Fiction Graphic Novels-NEW  F CLARKE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 volume : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 25 cm
Summary Hardears is an Afro-Caribbean fantasy-adventure graphic novel by Matthew Clarke and Nigel Lynch. The story takes place in an alternative world on Jouvert Island; a magical analog of the island of Barbados and begins when a superstorm of unprecedented strength obliterates the island, leaving it totally defenseless. As the island reels from the devastation, Mr. Harding, the head of the Merchant Guild, charges in and promises to rebuild the economy of the island by creating jobs in his giant corporation. However, it's soon discovered that Harding is a parasite and is capturing people from the island and using their life essence or vibes to feed his factories. Bolo, a local hero, saves his love Zahrah from Harding and cronies but the lovers are then framed as rebels against the state. The state has been compromised by the factories and the workers who know the truth about Harding must go into hiding. If Bolo, Zahrah, and their allies don't take down Harding and the corrupt government, all will be lost. Together, they must find the strength of their island and ancestors to fight the evil forces that have taken over their homeland.
Subject Government contractors -- Corrupt practices -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Exploitation -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Alternative histories (Fiction) -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Magic -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre Fantasy comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Added Author Lynch, Nigel, author.
ISBN 9781419751929 (hbk.)
1419751921 (hbk.)
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