Kings in Disguise

artist: Dan Burr
publisher: Kitchen Sink
publish date: 1990
language: English
coloring: black/white
pages: 192:

In this unusual graphic novel, writer James Vance and artist Dan Burr follow the cross-country adventures of a 12-year-old boy in search of his father during the Depression of the 1930s.  Along the way, Freddie Bloch encounters people who help him--and those who would harm him. Het gets caught in a labor riot, and becomes part of a radical survivalist commune. He witnesses brutality and common deecency, meets madmen and saints. All the while, he and a strange hobo who calls himself the King of Spain search for home--that luminous, idealized place where one belongs...

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