Plus, receive recommendations and exclusive offers on all of your favorite books and authors from Simon & Schuster.
Table of Contents
About The Book
“By page twenty, it was already one of the best graphic novels I’d read in years. By the end, it was one of my favorites ever. Of all time. For God’s sake, just buy it.” —Gail Simone (Deadpool, Birds of Prey)
After serving time for the murder of his beloved wife, Ellis is released from prison and teams up with his sister-in-law to hunt down the demonic beings that were truly responsible for his wife’s death: Pigs!
Ellis Rafferty spent seven years in prison after being wrongly convicted for the murder of his wife, Becky. Now released, he seeks to avenge her death. Joining forces with Becky’s sister, Zoey, they hit the road to take on the most pernicious threat in human history: bloodthirsty, cunning, immortal demons originally cast into the bodies of swine—and they are Legion. Ellis and Zoey travel the country to put a stop to the pigs’ murderous rampage, leaving carnage in their wake in this horror story with a dark-comedy cream filling.
About The Illustrator
Alain Mauricet got his interest in comics from his parents. He enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in 1980, where he learned the finer points of the comics profession from Eddy Paape. Mauricet made his debut in Spirou in 1988, creating series like Les Rastafioles (with Salma, 1994-1995) and Cosmic Patrouille (with Janssens, 1994-1997). He is known for his work on Adventures of Superman, Tellos, IDW's Star Wars Adventures, and Boulard. Besides comics, he has worked on computer games like Lemmings, Deathtrap and also some Amiga and Atari games.
- Publisher: Humanoids, Inc. (October 5, 2021)
- Length: 120 pages
- ISBN13: 9781643376042
Browse Related Books
Raves and Reviews
“Swine delivers a punch on every page. A supernatural road trip beyond Animal Farm driving headlong into the horror of The Island of Dr. Moreau. This is unlike anything you’ve ever read.”
– Jimmie Robinson (Wolverine, Bomb Queen)
“By page twenty, it was already one of the best graphic novels I’d read in years. By the end, it was one of my favorites ever. Of all time. For God’s sake, just buy it.”
– Gail Simone (Deadpool, Birds of Prey)
“Biblical violence meets a charming talking pig in this exciting adventure through small towns, morality, and history’s greatest calamities.”
– Ryan North (Slaughterhouse-Five, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl)
“A unique horror concept and compelling characters, from a writer/artist team whose work feels so effortless, you’d think they’ve been working together for years. Whether you’re a bacon-eater or a strict vegetarian, Swine will stay with you.”
– Stuart Moore (Wolverine Noir, Captain Ginger)
“I’ve seen and done all kinds of fucked-up shit, and I even lived through 2020. None of that prepared me for the delightful WTF contained within Swine. I tip my cap in admiration to the creators, and I hope they don’t get the help they clearly need–so we can have more comics like Swine.”
– Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Savage Avengers, Cable)
“Part horror comedy, part action movie, part Bible story, part ten other things, Swine is smart, breezy, and completely entertaining. Finch and Mauricet give us real characters to care about, and that doesn’t exclude the odd evil pig.”
– Tom Peyer (The Wrong Earth, Legion of Super-Heroes)
Resources and Downloads
You may also like: Thriller and Mystery Staff Picks
More to Explore
Our Summer Reading Recommendations
Red-hot romances, poolside fiction, and blockbuster picks, oh my! Start reading the hottest books of the summer.
This Month's New Releases
From heart-pounding thrillers to poignant memoirs and everything in between, check out what's new this month.