CLYDE FANS — by Seth
CLYDE FANS — by Seth CLYDE FANS — by Seth

Text & illustrations: Seth
Editor: Drawn & Quarterly

ISBN 9781770464865
Published in April 2019
Format: Paperback
Size:  16 x 21,5 cm
Pages: 492 pages

Abe and Simon Matchcard are brothers, struggling to save their archaic family business selling oscillating fans in a world switching to air conditioning. Simon flirts with becoming a salesman as a last-ditch effort to leave the protective walls of the family home, but is ultimately unable to escape Abe’s critical voice in his head. As Clyde Fans Co. crumbles, so does the relationship between the two men, who choose very different life paths but both end up utterly unhappy.

Seth’s intimate storytelling and gorgeous art allow cityscapes and detailed period objects to tell their own stories as the brothers struggle to find themselves suffocating in an airless home.

English language