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The authorized adaptation of three Ling Master stories by Blaster Al Ackerman, with art by E. J. Barnes:

  • “Confessions of an American Ling Master”: Based on the very first Ling Master short story from Blaster Al Ackerman's pen. Looking for the Ling Master's origin story? This is the closest you're going to get.
  • “‘Jimmy’, or, The Bread-Doll Fancier”: Recovering solvent addict Laurel M. learns a new hobby, and in the process, discovers the miracle of life in a suitcase. Does the Ling Master hold the key?
  • “Ask Ling: Red Flies”: "Dear Ling Master: Why is it that I always seem to have to sneeze just when I have a mouthful of chewed-up carrots?" A case study in the psychological hazards of food allergies.       

32pp, b&w with color covers (line art with digital color). Content warnings: Foul language, alcohol abuse, references to solvent and narcotic abuse, partial nudity, violence, food wastage and decay, insects, starvation, and disrespect for military authority. Recommended for readers age 14 and up.  

Revised edition © 2020 E. J. Barnes and the Estate of Blaster Al Ackerman


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