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Nate Powell - Swallow me whole p191

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2008
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As Nate put it in 2021 "In my happy place thanks to the bad boyz of Brood X— this adorable little armada last appeared in 2004, as I was writing Swallow me whole amidst a major low point in life, and during the loss of my 3 remaining grandparents. I owe these cicadas the sense of homecoming & continuity from their ever-present song, which has always helped this Southern boy feel a sense of lifelong continuity. Through them, I was able to lend voice and dignity to Ruth’s situation in Swallow me whole".

- Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist for Young Adult Fiction, 2009.
- Eisner Award winner for Best Graphic Novel, and nominee for Best Writer/Artist and Best Lettering, 2009.
- Ignatz Award winner for Outstanding Artist, 2009, and Outstanding Debut, 2008.

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  • Swallow Me Whole
  • Top Shelf Productions
  • 2008-12-02
  • Interior page

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