The scary thing about an old house isn’t ghosts…   
it’s loneliness.

Do Not Resuscitate

is a gothic graphic novel by Ingrid Pierre

Saying goodbye was hard enough for Mara, but when her beloved fiancé returns from beyond the grave, she struggles to watch him fall apart a second time.

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Perfect-bound, satin-finished, paperback graphic novel.

6.625 x 10.25 in

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84 pages, color

Written and Illustrated by Ingrid Pierre


“You never want to talk about death.
The ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ order isn’t about speeding up the end. Just not getting in its way.”

John Yang

Born December 11, 1965
Died October 3 and October 21, 1996

The Author on the Making of this Graphic Novel


Ingrid Pierre is an artist and designer based in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ she also writes a webcomic about growing up mixed-race in America called, ‘Secret Black Woman’.​​

Watch the video to hear her share how she completed her graphic novel using Procreate for iPad Pro, and how the book almost ended up as a misguided zombie-themed concept album. Get to know her process, tools, resources and inspirations leading to the completion of this multi-year project.