The artwork is evocative... Lyrical dialogue is accentuated by different instruments in different situations, represented in the graphic novel by waves of color. Angry red; conciliatory yellow.

Is the imagery what I pictured when reading
the story the first time myself? Of course not.
It's better….

—J.J.S. Boyce,

… Colorfully vivid as it comes to life in a reverentially cartoony form.  This would make a nice introduction to Vance’s work for any young reader (or adult ones).

—John Hogan,

… Evocative color palette and inventive styling all add to the rhythm of Vance's story and enhance the pacing of the tale.   This is a wonderful story…

—Daniel Elkin, Comics Bulletin

Ibrahim is assisted by Hilary Sycamore on colors.  One would expect everything to be brilliant and flashy the way they are represented in American comics – a cacophony of color and visual noise, but her decision to keep the colors flat and muted means that the reader can quickly adjust to the world of Sirene and enjoy the story without too many distractions.

—Indie Comic Review

Hilary Sycamore's colors are just beautiful. She keeps things simple and light, preserving an uncluttered look. Her work is an essential part of the whole that perfectly presents a visualization of Vance's imagery and his underlying intent.

—Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column,

Moon Moth

written by Jack Vance

illustrated by Humayoun Ibrahim

color by Hilary Sycamore

First Second, May 2012

Color by Hilary Sycamore

ISBN-10: 1596433671,

ISBN-13: 978-1596433670

8.5 x 0.4 x 6 inches, 128 pages

Copyrighted material

here with permission

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