To my surprise and delight, The Blake Society had already heard of my graphic novel and had made an announcement on their December newsletter as well as their Facebook page.
I think it’s really wonderful that The Blake Society seems to keep tabs on as many Blake-related projects as possible. They have a great website with many resources, including a full biography of William Blake and links to other useful sites.
If only I were in London, I would have joined this society long ago. But San Francisco is so far away and I’m unaware of any local societies here (although according to The Blake Society, there was a William Blake society in Palo Alto around 1940 😀 ).
Excerpt from The Blake Society December newsletter:
BLAKE IN THE WORLD OF GRAPHIC NOVELS
A new graphic novel is being published in installments on the web. The Poet and the Flea is written and illustrated by G. E. Gallas and a new page appears every Wednesday. Gallas is inspired by Blake as ‘the junction between Dante Alighieri and Allen Ginsberg’.
Excerpt from The Black Society on Facebook:
The Poet and the Flea is a new online graphic novel by G. E. Gallas which re-imagines the life of Blake. A new page is added every Wednesday; today we reach page 7, when William tells Kate about seeing a tree full of angels.
Copyright 2012 by G. E. Gallas