The Chronicles of Fortune follows the life of a depressed and ineffectual super hero, Fortuna, and her alter-ego Edith-May as they spend a night on Alcatraz, discover a talking mountain in their apartment, befriend a crying crocodile, and get swindled into buying a $100 goldfish for its alleged singing abilities. This 400-page graphic novel combines material previously published as a series of minicomics, and new chapters to tell a story of loss, depression, friendship and renewal.
Coco Picard is the pen name of Caroline Picard an, artist, publisher and curator. Coco’s work has appeared in such publications as Tender Journal, Projecttile, Diner Journal, Everyday Genius, and Bicycle Review, and she has contributed multiple graphic adaptations to the The Graphic Canon project (Seven Stories Press). Coco’s alter-ego, Caroline is the Executive Director of The Green Lantern Press, a nonprofit publishing house, and Co-Director of Sector 2337, a hybrid artspace/bar/bookstore in Chicago, IL. http://cocopicard.com
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