The story follows the adventures of a skeleton bard named Rickety Stitch and his trusty sidekick Goo. When a mysterious song from his past begins haunting his dreams, Rickety decides to embark on an epic quest to discover his forgotten origins.
Rickety Stitch and the Gelatinous Goo is a middle grade/YA graphic novel published by Knopf Books for Young Readers. Rickety Stitch is also Junior Library Guild selection and received four starred reviews from trade publications.
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"You'd expect a skeleton like Rickety Stitch to have a funny bone, but you'll be surprised at how much heart he has, too." - Jeffrey Brown, Eisner Award winning author of Jedi Academy and Lucy & Andy Neanderthal
"Rickety Stitch is full of wonderful characters and pacing…and what surprises! Storytelling stripped down to the bare bones." - Stan Sakai, Eisner Award winning author of Usagi Yojimbo
"Dazzling, inventive and fun. Ben Costa and James Parks manage to both spoof and pay homage to the fantasy tradition, while creating characters we care about. A tour de force." - Jason Shiga, Eisner Award winning author of Demon and Meanwhile
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