Read an excerpt from Noah Van Sciver's The Hypo; get the book at Kilgore tomorrow night

Noah Van Sciver, one of the hottest commodities in the region's comic community, set out to picture Abraham Lincoln in a way not yet explored in comic form. The resulting graphic novel, The Hypo, recalls Lincoln's early treatment for his chronic melancholy, a purge that involved a sadistic variety of physical shocks, from the ingestion of poisons to starvation, under the care of a nineteenth-century physician.

See also: - The Flip Side of Mr. Lincoln - Noah Van Sciver explores the final frontier at StarFest 2012 - A Day at the DAM, a web comic by Noah Van Sciver about the Denver Art Museum