McCay by Thierry Smolderen and Jean-Philippe Bramanti
Hardcover – Titan – Nov 2018
McCay is an invented biography chronicling authentic – though only partially true – stories of the life of the future creator of Little Nemo, Winsor McCay – in which McCay’s life is enriched by an imaginary encounter with British mathematician and science fiction writer Charles Hinton.
Hinton, as a mathematician and philosopher, postulates the existence of a fourth spatial dimension – and seeks an artist capable of representing it, one with an innate sense of perspective and a limitless imagination. In Winsor McCay, Hinton finds such a man, and when their imaginations combine, an entirely new world opens up to them both…