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The Last 5 Minutes of the Human Race

Click the image above to order directly from Madness Heart Press. Also available on Amazon. Meet the illustrator, Jim Agpalza.

I saw the last five minutes of the human race, and it was beautiful.


In this apocalyptic alphabet primer, award-winning author Michael Allen Rose teams up with famed Bizarro artist Jim Agpalza to walk through the end of humanity one letter at a time. Beautifully illustrated and powerfully written, this primer offers up 27 apocalyptic visions and accompanying illustrations. Each spread features a short story written by Michael Allen Rose with an original piece of art created for this book.


This premium hardcover features:

  • Attractive 8.5 x 8.5 sizing
  • Hardcover with full-color art
  • 60 pages printed on 70lb Premium white paper
  • Colored text for each word of the primer.


"Michael Allen Rose - a walking life-form of pure artistic talent. Jim

Agpalza - gifted with an eerie ability to illustrate the macabre. Published

by Madness Heart Press, these two artists provide thought-provoking ink

stained pages that are both beautiful and terrifying."


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