Writer Mario Candelaria will be signing copies the new graphic novel ASHES: A FIREFIGHTER’S TALE at Barnes and Noble in Rittenhouse Square on Saturday, February 20th from 1-3PM!
ASHES: A FIREFIGHTER’S TALE written by Mario Candelaria (UNLAWFUL GOOD) with art by Karl Slominski (GOLGOTHA), takes readers along for the ride with a New York firefighter. Matt always had an easygoing life. Girls liked him, his friends were like family and being a firefighter came naturally. But his life changed in an instant when he lost his leg trying to save the last person trapped in a burning building. A riveting tale about perseverance, hard work, and overcoming the odds, ASHES is a gripping tale told in evocative black and white
“Mario Candelaria excavates the universal truths from everyday life.” – Dean Haspiel (AMERICAN SPLENDOR; THE ALCOHOLIC)
Mario Candelaria (Unlawful Good, Epilogue) is a writer and stand-up comedian who is constantly on the lookout for new and imaginative ways to bring an authentic perspective into his work. Originally hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Mario currently resides in suburban Philadelphia where he spends his days honing his craft and trying to figure out what exactly a “Wawa” is.
Barnes and Noble – Rittenhouse
1805 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103