is a graphic dramatization of the historical events surrounding a famous automaton known as The Turk. Constructed by Hungarian nobleman Wolfgang von Kempelen, The Turk amazed audiences for decades on several continents by playing (and besting) many human competitors at the game of chess. Or, did it...?
Written and illustrated by Jane Irwin, a new installment of Clockwork Game
is available every Thursday. Not only is this true story captivating, it is well-illustrated in a crosshatched pen-and-ink style. The graphic novel will ultimately be available in many formats including print.
Here is where you can read Clockwork Game
and learn more about The Turk.
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