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Saturday, November 21, 2009

ISOBEL RUCKER: UNFURLING

"Unfurling” is a graphic novel drawn on a scroll of paper by Isabel Rucker. It stretches 450 feet and is 12 inches wide and is drawn in black ink pen with watery washes..."

A comic-book on a scroll: kinda fucks with your puny human notions of what constitutes a graphic novel, don't it?

She also invented her own peculiar version of Egyptian heiroglyphics and has some characters in the strip use it as their own language. Word-balloons filled with heiroglyphics: how cool is that...