Sweathearts – Twenty-six characters in search of an author

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Sweathearts – Twenty-six characters in search of an author

‘I would say lenguage is that we may mis-unda-stend each udda.’
(Krazy Kat to Ignatz)

A duck, a music-hall entertainer, an it girl, a Wall Street shark, a detective, a vampire, and a young curator – a collection of question marks. Twenty-six improbable entities stuck together into a pit of darkness. No logic, no reason, no explanation; just a prolonged nightmare in which fear, loneliness, and the unexplainable walk hand in hand through the shadows.

Two liminal characters, duck and cat, when joined at the hip, become a ligature of close friends walking sweetly side by side. Mr Egg when set close to crab will consume him, steamed, buttered and plated. A Dobermann tied to an it girl can only ever result in a terrible glyph situation. Soon, we’ll start collecting clues as to the whys, the whats, and the wheres. We will not end the nightmare, nor explain it – because this is Sweathearts.

(After the opening narration of The Twilight Zone’s Five Characters in Search of an Exit)

  • Drawn by Martin Groch, 2022
  • Available in 1 style from £60
  • Note that Sweathearts is comprised of illustrations, not letters
  • Due to the nature of the font, trial versions are not available
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