FIVE POUNDS & SCREAMING
Five Pounds & Screaming
142 page, black and white, Graphic novel (comic book format) by Shawn Brook Williams
Five Pounds and Screaming is an original graphic novel set in rural, Wisconsin. It follows a young couple and their struggles with small town living, their biological urge to have children — and with each other.
This story documents the everyday (but also magical) time, between after the honeymoon and into the delivery room.
A love story for those who have children, or are about to!
Below are reviews and interviews about Shawn Brook Williams or his graphic novel FIVE POUNDS & SCREAMING:
- Waupaca Now/County Post West INTERVIEW
- PanelBound.com of REVIEW
- Macaroni Kid INTERVIEW
- PanelBound.com INTERVIEW
- Defective Geeks REVIEW
- Spandexless REVIEW
- Parents Magazine Blog by Nicholas Shell REVIEW
- Macaroni Kid REVIEW
“He really captured the feeling of that time when your first baby is coming, the worries about it and the anticipation of it.”
—Tim Young, Deconstructing Comics podcast
“I can see the slices of Wisconsin life. Little humorous bits expressed like the squeaks of fresh curd.”
—Kristin Beebe, librarian