Nimona

English language

Published May 12, 2015

ISBN:
9780062278227

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Nimona is a fantasy graphic novel by the American comics writer and artist ND Stevenson. The story follows Nimona, a shapeshifter who joins the villain Ballister Blackheart in his plans to destroy the over-controlling Institute. Blackheart tries to operate under his code of ethics, while Nimona has no problem with killing. The setting mixes magic and technology. Stevenson began work on Nimona while studying at Maryland Institute College of Art, revisiting a character they had created while at high school. Stevenson published Nimona as a webcomic from 2012 through 2014, initially through Tumblr, developing the story and the art style as time progressed. The finished work ultimately doubled as their senior thesis. After an agent reached out to Stevenson, HarperCollins printed Nimona as a book in 2015. It has been translated into at least 16 other languages and was also adapted into an audiobook. The comic won an Eisner Award, …

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