A graphic novel with disability and LGBTQA+ representation? Yes please!!
In Pantomime, Max and Haley are all each other has after the death of their mother. They are sent off to Wayfair Academy, a school for children with special needs. Haley is deaf and Max is mute. They find their own little family at the academy, and decide to break into a campus building to retrieve some confiscated items. When their petty crime goes off without a hitch, they decide they want more.
This is such a cool graphic novel. I enjoyed the ASL throughout the book. Also, the graphics were very good! I also enjoyed having an unreliable narrator – it’s always fun when you’re not sure who you can trust!
Pantomime will be released July 20, 2021.
I received an advanced review copy of this book via NetGalley and I am leaving this review voluntarily.