De:tales: stories from urban Brazil

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Dark Horse Books, May 31, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 112 pages
18 Reviews
It is in our nature to be fascinated by identical twins. We watch them whenever possible, captivated by mirror images interacting, moving independently of one another and yet sharing the same mannerisms and speech patterns. Fbio Moon and Gabriel B are Brazilian twins who share an award-winning talent for comics and an abiding love of the medium. Following in the wake of brothers Gilbert & Jaime Hernandez and Tomer & Asaf Hanuka, Moon & B bring their considerable skills to Dark Horse in De:Tales, their first major American release! This collection of short stories features the pair working together, in tandem, or separately - trading off on the roles of writing and illustrating, sharing those roles or flying solo. Brimming with all the details of human life, their charming tales move from the urban reality of their home in So Paulo to the magical realism of their Latin American background, living up to the twins' critical acclaim and proving that they are a talented pair to watch for.

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Review: De:Tales : Stories from Urban Brazil

User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

This one gets three start just for the gorgeous art and interesting short-story format. I don't think any of the stories will stick in my head, but I could look at this artwork all day long. Read full review

Review: De:Tales : Stories from Urban Brazil

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

This is definitely earlier stuff by these two, but you can see how they could become as great as they are today. The art is less developed and some of the stories fall pretty flat, but there are the ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Moon is an art school graduate from Brazil. When not penciling comics, Fabio illustrates for popular magazines and newspapers.

Ba holds an Art degree from the University of Sao Paulo. He works as a professional illustrator for various media in Sao Paulo. He is currently learning 3D animation and finishing his senior project, a graphic novel.

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