When speaking about the book, Claytan Daniels said, “Writing ‘BTTM FDRS’ was a very therapeutic way to work through my feelings about issues like cultural appropriation, gentrification, and representation.” Passmore added that the book “combines my love for David Cronenberg style monsters and anti-gentrification.” Eric Reynolds, the associate publisher for Fantagraphics, said “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with them. It’s a great book by two great creators who I feel are just entering their storytelling prime.”
Fantagraphics Books is known for publishing alternative comics, graphic novels, and magazines, including The Comics Journal. Notable releases from the publisher include “Ghost World” by Daniel Clowes, the “Anything Goes!” magazine anthology, and much more.
“BTTM FDRS” is set to release in the Summer of 2019.