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-AUTHOR, FILMMAKER, POET, PHOTOGRAPHER,
LOVER, WARRIOR, CONNOISSEUR-
RICARDO LIRA ACUÑA
(aka RICKY LUV)
A supernatural, dark and gritty graphic novel about a thief searching for buried treasure who must overcome his greed in order to escape from a Mexican ghost town.
Ricardo Lira Acuña's first illustrated novel combines fantastical Mexican folkloric traditions with the American pulp graphic genre for a visually-stunning and suspenseful read.
It reminded me, at turns, of 'El Mariachi,' 'Treasure of Sierra Madre,' and even 'The Shining.' It's a wholly original, mindbending, sexy ghost story.
Stephen L. Stern, Storybook Graphic Novels
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