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Blood & Gristle is a collection of twenty screwed up stories paired with twenty exquisite illustrations. It’s about detachable children, and self worth, and hungry, hungry, garbage disposals. It’s about boxes that shape destiny and Magic Eightballs that don’t. It’s about drugs and devils and everlasting, gnashing teeth. It’s about a crack addicted cardiologist looking for love and a nasty basilisk with a taste for kindergarteners. It’s about life and death, sorrow and fear, madness, faith, and all of the squishy, complicated stuff in between. So brace yourself, unplug the goopy gray of your brain, and get ready…things are about to get very, very messy.
Upon death, a bitter, societal outcast named Charles is given the ability to annihilate the human race. Risen and relishing the opportunity to make the world suffer, he embraces his bloody destiny, but as his killing touch spreads death and destruction, his new status affords unexpected human interaction. Second thoughts surmount as he falls for Annabelle, a fiery redhead tasked with guiding Charles and orchestrating mayhem. As feelings deepen, Charles wonders: Has he been excluded by society or is his lonely existence a product of his own narrow ignorance? As realization flowers and regrets begin to surface a choice must be made between the legion of the dead and the pleas of the living.
Does all of humanity really deserve to perish at his hands? Is it too late for Charles to defy death, escape meat cleaver wielding pro-human maniacs, prevent zombie hordes from rising and stop the cataclysmic forces raging inside his body? Is it too…[more]