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The Beast

The Beast

Making a Living on a Dying Planet

Hugh Goldring (Author); Nicole Marie Burton (Illustrator); Patrick McCurdy (Research)

  • Publisher: Ad Astra Comix
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 120
  • Released: Feb 27, 2018
  • ISBN-13: 9780994050786


What does it mean to lie for a living? This original graphic novel explores the role advertising has played in shaping our public ideas about oil. Set just south of the Alberta Tar Sands in Edmonton, ‘The Beast’ tells the story of two creative millennials who have come to cash in on the "oil boom". In a world that grows only more eco-conscious and eco-anxious, this comic is a map for oil media literacy.

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