Last week on The Comic Watchers show. Jeremy Holt sat down and talked about GATSBY, the first original graphic novel from AWA that hit shelves May 10, 2023.
In the interview below, Jeremy talks about their new work’s influences and process in adapting F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel as an LGBTQ-tinged, multicultural thriller for the Internet age and more.
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Jeremy Holt is a non-binary author whose works include Made in Korea, Virtually Yours, and Before Houdini. Their graphic novel, Skip to the End, was one of three works of fiction that The New York Times included in an in-depth expose on the 25th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death. They have also received high praise from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Brian K. Vaughan.
Check out the interview below:
Set in present-day Long Island, middle-class Singaporean student Lu Zhao is invited to spend a summer on Long Island with his rich cousin, Tommy, before attending Columbia University in the fall, his assimilation into the opulent American lifestyle straps him into a collision course fueled by designer drugs, sex, deceit, and murder.
- Writer: Jeremy Holt
- Artist: Felipe Cunha
- Colorist: Dearbhla Kelly
- Letterer: Adam Wollet
- Cover: Rahzzah
- Additional Art: Elizabeth Beals
GATSBY from AWA Studios is available for purchase at local comic shops now and will be in bookstores Tuesday, May 30, 2023.
Don’t forget to check out our other shows with AWA Talent:
Comic Watchers Show Episode 180: Who Doesn’t Love MIKE DEODATO?
Comic Watchers Show Episode 179: MARK RUSSELL Has a Billionaire Island
Comic Watchers Show Episode 178: Daniel Kraus – TROJAN, ZERO YEAR VOL. 0 & More
- Comic Watchers Show e0182 : Kaare Andrews Gets E-Ratic
The Comic Watchers will return live on May 25, 2023, at 8:30 pm Eastern as we chat with Joshua Viola about Unioverse, an original comic series from Hex Publishers and Random Games. You can watch via Youtube, Facebook, or Twitter