Upgrade soul : a graphic novel / Ezra Claytan Daniels ; letters, Deron Bennett ; inking assistance, Tyrell Cannon ; color assistance, Ben Passmore.

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About this work


For their 45th anniversary, Hank and Molly Nonnar decide to undergo an experimental rejuvenation procedure, but their hopes for youth are dashed when the couple is faced with the results: severely disfigured yet intellectually and physically superior duplicates of themselves. Can the original Hank and Molly coexist in the same world as their clones? In Upgrade Soul, McDuffie Award-winning creator Ezra Claytan Daniels asks probing questions about what shapes our identity-Is it the capability of our minds or the physicality of our bodies? Is a newer, better version of yourself still you? This page-turning graphic novel follows the lives of Hank and Molly as they discover the harsh truth that only one version of themselves is fated to survive.


[St. Louis, MO] : Lion Forge, 2018.

Physical description

271 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm

Awards note

Winner of the 2017 Dwayne McDuffie award for diversity in comics.


Where to find it

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    History of Medicine
    Open shelves

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