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Kurt Cobain: When I Was an Alien

Author: Danilo / DeninottiArt: Toni Bruno

$18.95

96 pages

ISBN: 978-1-935548-51-5

Published: 2014

Growing up, Kurt Cobain believed that he was an alien and that his parents weren't really his parents. He thought that his alien race would rescue him sooner or later or that he would at least meet others like him, never feeling alone again. Eventually, Kurt Cobain will meet like-minded friends and start the band, Nirvana, that changes the musical landscape forever.
Created by two up-and-coming Italian comic artists, this nonfiction, coming-of-age graphic novel follows Kurt Cobain from his childhood to the brink of worldwide fame with the release of Nevermind, showing how tough suburban life can be for a teenager and how friendship and music can fill that emptiness, especially when you feel different. Alone.

Author Profile

Danilo Deninoti was born in Cuneo, Italy, and works in marketing and communications. He is the co-founder of the literary magazine Eleanore Rigby, and his short stories have been published in a number of independent quarterlies. In 2012, he was selected to appear in Granta Italy's issue featuring unpublished writers.
Toni Bruno was born in Sicily but cut his teeth in Rome, illustrating fanzines and underground comics. He's the author of three graphic novels and also works as an illustrator for publishing and music companies.