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Pterodactyl Hunters in the Gilded City (Hardcover) (Brendan Leach)
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"Action (and angst) in the great pulp tradition, delivered with a sure hand and a dancing line. Keep your eye on this cartoonist!"Mark Newgarden, author ofWe All Die Alone and Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug
Brendan Leach's Pterodactyl Hunters in the Gilded City, a Best American Comicsselection and winner of the Xeric Award and Ignatz Award for Outstanding Comic, is a story of sibling rivalry and family tradition in a rapidly changing world: a version of 1904 New York where generations of working-class hot air balloonists take to the skies each night to defend their city from pterodactyls.
Brendan Leach is an Ignatz and Xeric Award winning Cartoonist and Illustrator. He is the author of the graphic novelIron Bound, counted on Print magazine's best books of 2013. Leach's illustrations have appeared in print in theNew York Times, Time Out New York, Time Out New York Kids, and theL Magazine, online at moleskine.com and xbox.com, and on ESPN's Sportscenter. His work has been recognized by3×3 Magazine and the Society of Illustrators.