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Death Threat

A comic by Vivek Shraya & Ness Lee.

Vivek Shraya & Ness Lee

In the fall of 2017, the acclaimed writer and musician Vivek Shraya began receiving vivid and disturbing transphobic hate mail from a stranger. Celebrated artist Ness Lee brings these letters and Shraya's responses to them to startling life in Death Threat, a comic book that, by its existence, becomes a compelling act of resistance. Using satire and surrealism, Death Threat is an unflinching portrayal of violent harassment from the perspective of both the perpetrator and the target, illustrating the dangers of online accessibility, and the ease with which vitriolic hatred can be spread digitally. (From Arsenal Pulp Press)

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From the book

An excerpt from Death Threat by Vivek Shraya & Ness Lee. (Ness Lee/Arsenal Pulp Press)

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