Bloody Chester

JT Petty, illustrated by Hilary Florido

First Second

Download Image JT Petty, illustrated by Hilary Florido Bloody Chester

Available Formats

Book
A deliciously gruesome horror tale set in the old west.

This isn’t John Wayne’s heroic old west.

This is the real deal: a filthy, disease-ridden frontier populated by losers, lunatics, and murderers. And when you’re a skinny teenager with no family and a name like Chester Kates, your options are limited. It’s stand up and fight or roll over and die, so Chester, aka “Lady Kate,” is set to fight until it kills him.

It isn’t much of a life, but it’s at least straightforward.

Until things go all cockeyed when Chester is hired to ride his horse (also named Chester) to a ghost town and burn it to the ground. Except the ghost town doesn’t just boast a tidy collection of mangled corpses: it also has three living inhabitants . . . who won’t be budged. But Chester’s been hired for a job, and he’ll be damned if he doesn’t burn the town to the last cinder.

Thing is, he may just be damned if he does.

This horror-Western-mystery graphic novel will send a thrill—and a chill—down your spine. Funny, fascinating, and downright horrible, this is a book that keeps you turning the pages.

Connect with the Author

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Reviews

Reviews from Goodreads

Back

About the Author

JT Petty, illustrated by Hilary Florido

JT Petty is an American film director, author, and video game writer. He currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.

Hilary Florido‘s self-published mini-comics have been listed in the 2009 and 2010 Best American Comics. She works as a storyboarder on The Cartoon Network’s “The Regular Show.”

J. T. Petty
Hilary Florido

J. T. Petty

Official Sites

Hilary Florido

Official Sites

Back

Buy the Book

Available Formats and Book Details

Bloody Chester
JT Petty, illustrated by Hilary Florido

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
First Second
July 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781596431003
ISBN10: 1596431008
Graphic Novels
6 x 8 1/2 inches, 160 pages, Full color throughout
Age Range: 14 to 18
Grade Range: 9 to 13
$18.99
Back

From The Publisher

First Second

Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter

Back