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By I.N.J. Culbard

Hardback, 192 pp, $24.95

What does it mean to be alone? In a world without consequences, what would you do?

In the blink of an eye, three people in different parts of the globe find themselves removed from the constraints of society when the rest of humanity vanishes. Afforded a wider perspective on their lives, each character is forced to examine both their place in the world and the pivotal moments on which their very existence may depend. Ranging from the streets of London and Los Angeles to a demon-haunted forest in the shadow of Mount Fuji, Celeste is a story about the choices we make and the courage it takes to make them. 

I.N.J. Culbard

I.N.J. Culbard is an award-winning artist and writer. In 2006, he surpassed thousands of other comic book artists and writers and had his work published in Dark Horse Comics’ New Recruits anthology. He has since appeared in the anthology series Dark Horse Presents, Judge Dredd Megazine and 2000AD (Brass Sun), and has been published by Vertigo (The New Deadwardians). His graphic novels for SelfMadeHero include The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Valley of Fear, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, Deadbeats, The Shadow Out of Time, Celeste, The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath and At the Mountains of Madness, for which he won the British Fantasy Award in 2011.

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"Beautiful to look at and heavy with symbolism, Celeste demands re-reading - or perhaps a full orchestral score."
— Sci-Fi Now
"It's a book that will keep you thinking long after you've closed it, and you'll want to return to its images afterwards."
— SFX Magazine
"With Celeste, Culbard has demonstrated the depth of his talent as a comics creator, combining emotional depth and thoughtful storytelling with otherworldly art."
— Digital Spy