Box Office Poison

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Top Shelf Productions, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 602 pages
124 Reviews
This epic story of Sherman, Dorothy, Ed, Stephen, Jane, and Mr. Flavor is not to be missed. Alex Robinson's completely natural and inspiring knack for dialogue has made his story of dreary jobs, comic books, love, sex, messy apartments, girlfriends (and the lack thereof), undisclosed pasts, and crusty old professionals one of the most delightful and whimsical graphic novels to hit the stands in years.

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Concise drawing with many passages of exciting layout. - Goodreads
I just had problems with the pacing. - Goodreads
I was a bit disappointed with the ending, though. - Goodreads
amazing character development and dialogue! - Goodreads

Review: Box Office Poison (Box Office Poison #1)

User Review  - Walter Mitchell - Goodreads

My favorite graphic novel. The flow is so natural and the character development so convincing -- not to mention that the length of the story is so generous -- that it's impossible to avoid being ... Read full review

Review: Box Office Poison (Box Office Poison #1)

User Review  - John - Goodreads

Man, I get the distinct impression that Alex Robinson is not too big a fan of the comics book industry on the whole. Pretty bleak in that regard. Also a pretty sad though not quite cynical look at ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Alex Robinson's books include "Box Office Poison", "Tricked", "Alex Robinson's Lower Regions", and "Too Cool to Be Forgotten". He lives in New York City with his wife and their pets, Krimpet and Wrigley.

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