By Michael Comeau
2 colour Risograph
60 Pages, 7″ x 10″
Edition of 350, May 2012.
Hellberta #2 is the middle-child in the Hellberta Trilogy. A surreal carnet de voyage that depicts a trip across Canada as a descent into hell wrought by intolerance and greed. It ends with a maritime romp with familiar faces from Hellberta #1 and a sneak peek of the final issue.
“If Heaven is tangible in this life through benevolence and tactile pleasure then surely so is Hell. Division of self, division from each other, division from land exploited by forces corporate and governmental for profit and control…”