Bad Idea.

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Bad Idea

Damon Suede

DreamSpinner press

c/o Smith Publicity

1930 E Marlton Pike, Suite I-46, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

9781627981712, $17.99, 350 pp,

Synopsis: Reclusive comic book artist Trip Spector spends his life doodling supersquare, straitlaced superheroes, hiding from his fans, and crushing on his unattainable boss until he meets the dork of his dreams. Silas Goolsby is a rowdy FX makeup creator with a loveless love life and a secret streak of geek who yearns for unlikely rescues and a truly creative partnership. Against their better judgment, they fall victim to chemistry, and what starts as infatuation quickly grows tender and terrifying. With Silas's help, Trip gambles his heart and his art on a rotten plan: sketching out Scratch, a "very graphic novel" that will either make his name or wreck his career. But even a...

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