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If you could transform your body and mind into the perfect version of you, who would you be? WHAT would you be?

For their 45th anniversary, Hank and Molly Nonnar decide to undergo an experimental rejuvenation procedure, but their hopes for youth are dashed when the couple is faced with the results: severely disfigured yet intellectually and physically superior duplicates of themselves. Can the original Hank and Molly coexist in the same world as their clones? In Upgrade Soul, McDuffie Award–winning creator Ezra Claytan Daniels asks probing questions about what shapes our identity—Is it the capability of our minds or the physicality of our bodies? Is a newer, better version of yourself still you?

“…innovative and exquisitely drawn…”

Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

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Written & Illustrated by Ezra Claytan Daniels
272 pages, paperback, 6.5 x 10.5 inches
ISBN: 978-1-5493-0292-3
$19.99 USD

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“It’s truly one of the best comics of the year, full of incredible depth of characterization, unexpected turns, difficult resolutions, and broad themes dealt with using pinpoint precision. It’s one of the rare works that yields deeper meaning each time it’s revisited, and where not a single panel of narrative is wasted: each development furthers a promise made to the reader that we are in the hands of a creator who is taking the questions he asks seriously.”
–The Comics Journal

“A dazzling, disturbing piece of science fiction that examines aging, family, and science gone wrong. It’ll grip you from the first page on.”
— Heidi MacDonald, The Beat

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Upgrade Soul Cover

Written & Illustrated by Ezra Claytan Daniels
272 pages, paperback, 6.5 x 10.5 inches
ISBN: 978-1-5493-0292-3
$19.99 USD

If you could transform your body and mind into the perfect version of you, who would you be? WHAT would you be?

For their 45th anniversary, Hank and Molly Nonnar decide to undergo an experimental rejuvenation procedure, but their hopes for youth are dashed when the couple is faced with the results: severely disfigured yet intellectually and physically superior duplicates of themselves. Can the original Hank and Molly coexist in the same world as their clones? In Upgrade Soul, McDuffie Award–winning creator Ezra Claytan Daniels asks probing questions about what shapes our identity—Is it the capability of our minds or the physicality of our bodies? Is a newer, better version of yourself still you?

“…innovative and exquisitely drawn…”

Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Winner of the 2017 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics

In stores now

Order now!

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Books a Million
Barnes and Noble
Edelweiss
Indie Bound logo
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“It’s truly one of the best comics of the year, full of incredible depth of characterization, unexpected turns, difficult resolutions, and broad themes dealt with using pinpoint precision. It’s one of the rare works that yields deeper meaning each time it’s revisited, and where not a single panel of narrative is wasted: each development furthers a promise made to the reader that we are in the hands of a creator who is taking the questions he asks seriously.”
–The Comics Journal

“A dazzling, disturbing piece of science fiction that examines aging, family, and science gone wrong. It’ll grip you from the first page on.”
— Heidi MacDonald, The Beat

Watch the trailer

Preview the book

Upgrade Soul © 2018 Ezra Claytan Daniels.

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Upgrade Soul © 2018 Ezra Claytan Daniels.

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