Starting today, for the next five Fridays I will be showing a page from Edward J Grug III‘s comic adaptation of my short story “Counting Nuns”. The original short story is not only available in EMPTY ROOMS LONELY COUNTRIES, but in issue 3 of GUD Magazine. According to The Future Fire, “Counting Nuns” “is a study of phobia (in this case of needles) that contains a richness of language and imagery that many fictional stories lack.”
I’ve always loved what Edward did with “Counting Nuns”, and it’s always saddened me that he never found a home for it; not because it was my story, but mostly because his artwork here really shines. I hope you enjoy his version of the story, and by all means, please take the time to visit his website to check out more of his incredible work.