About the Book
In the cluster of lighting and lamp stores known as The Lamp District, the various characters in Pollux’s collection of comics seek illumination.
In a forest of floor lamps, they aim to untangle complications in their lives, impress their friends, repair their relationships, and find a decent lightbulb.
Amidst the assortment of chandeliers, sconces, ceiling lamps, and torchieres, the true lights of life and love shine through.
In the Lamp District casts an amusing light on the human condition.
Pollux (né Paul Morris) was born in 1979 in the English town of Beverley, in what was the former East Riding of Yorkshire. He and his family moved to the United States a year later, and Pollux attended UCLA, studying medieval history and Latin. He attended Brown University for grad school, studying medieval history. As a child, Pollux constantly drew and created his own comics, and while at grad school, he began drawing “Nigel and Beatrice” for The Brown Daily Herald. He has been creating comics ever since, creating the web comic Arnjuice. He drew the daily comic “The Wavy Rule” for Emily Gordon's Emdashes.com. His series of graphic novels, The Theresiad, features the surreal adventures of pharmacist Theresa Sifuer. Pollux received an A.S. in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of California in 2011. He also specializes in paintings and drawings depicting a wide variety of instrumentalists and musicians. His work has appeared at various shows in Los Angeles.