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King of King Court by Travis Dandro
Drawn and Quarterly
Publication Date: August 6, 2019
Life wasn’t easy for Travis growing up with a drug-addicted birth father, alcoholic step-dad, and a depressed mom caught between them all. As a kid, Dandro would escape into his own world of make-believe, nature explorations, and drawing. The lasting effects of poverty, abuse, and addiction are laid bare in every page of this memoir. As Travis grows into a teenager and eventually adulthood, his drawings remain stuck in the past, as one can still see the hurt child deep inside.