Sprawling across an epic landscape of deserts, harems, and modern
industrial clutter, HABIBI tells the tale of Dodola and Zam, refugee
child slaves bound to each other by chance, circumstance, and love. We
follow them as their lives unfold together and apart; as they struggle
to make a place for themselves in a world fueled by fear and greed.
At once contemporary and timeless, HABIBI gives us a love story of
astounding resonance; a parable about our relationship to the natural
world, the cultural divide between the first and third worlds, the
common heritage of Christianity and Islam, and the magic of
This beautiful hardcover comes with a beautiful letterpress bookplate, designed by
Craig Thompson says, ??I got my start in small
press comics, and have always been supportive of the CBLDF. Being able
to help out in this way, and to appear at the show with HABIBI feels
like a homecoming.?