Drawn & Quarterly

Self-Esteem and the End of the World [PRE-ORDER 05/14]

$29.95

Drawn & Quarterly

Self-Esteem and the End of the World [PRE-ORDER 05/14]

$29.95
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NOT YET AVAILABLE. Pre-order now. This title is scheduled to arrive May 14, 2024.
Note: release dates and prices are tentative. When pre-ordering with multiple items, remember your order will not ship until the last pre-ordered item is in stock. If you want items to ship separately, place separate orders.

“Who is Luke Healy?” An absurdist dramedy about self-esteem in the wake of a climate destruction

Life is not a race. There are no winners and losers. Immeasurable people are doing better than you…immeasurably worse. You are statistically average.

For over ten years, cartoonist Luke Healy has invested all of his self-esteem into his career. But two years post publication of his last book, and suffering the blow of his twin-brother not finding him fit to act as best man, both Luke’s career and self-esteem seem to have disintegrated.

Set against the backdrop of a dangerously changing global climate, with melting ice-caps and flooding cities, Self-Esteem and the End of the World spans two decades of tragicomic self-discovery. From self-help books to summiting Greek mountaintops, and workplace murder mysteries to a Hollywood revival of Luke’s early work, we see our protagonist grappling with his identity as the world crumbles.

Quietly funny, smartly introspective, and grounded in deeply-felt familial highs and lows, Self-Esteem and the End of the World ponders what happens when the person you are isn’t who you need to be, who you are when nobody’s watching, and ultimately, Who can you possibly be at the end of the world?

Author/Artist: Luke Healy
Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
Page Count: 148pp
Size: 6 x 8
Notes: hardcover, color
Date of Publication: May 14, 2024
ISBN: 978-1770467149