This site archives The Family Dolls as serialized online in 2014/16. A new & updated and on-paper book is coming July 4, 2021 from Outpost 19! With thirteen new pages of art! Just $25 for this once in a lifetime literary, true crime, fine art collectible!

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Illustrations by Sungyoon Choi, an artist born in Seoul, Korea and based in San Francisco, California. She has an MFA in Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts and has illustrated the graphic novels American Widow and Still Life Las Vegas, as well as the non-fiction work Mission in a Bottle and Korean American Cooking Comics, a collection of illustrations of food, recipes and warm memories, celebrating everyday life with loved ones. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, Art Asia Pacifica and New York Magazine. Her many projects and comics can be found at

A project by John Reed, the author of three novels, three works of illustrated non-fiction, one collection of poetry, and one work by William Shakespeare. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University, has been published in Art in America, Artforum, the Paris Review, The PEN Poetry Series, Out, Vice, the New York Times, and Harpers, and anthologized in Best American Essays. His writing has been widely translated and his theatrical and media works have been performed and screened throughout the United States and internationally. More @easyreeder &


Newly updated and on paper!

Don’t miss this exquisite momento & craft sensation!

With 13 all new pages of dolls! Including a witness stand, limbs and heads to melee & mingle, and a terrifying Henry Kissinger mask! Over 100 pages in all!!! Almost a whole Banyan tree! Just $25 for this once in a lifetime literary, true crime, fine art collectible! 

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