Box Office Poison

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Top Shelf Productions, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 602 pages
91 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 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  - Matt - Goodreads

Downgrading to four stars, because, 6 years on (and 6 years older than most of the characters) the story just wasn't as resonant as it was on first read. That said, Robinson does some really ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Avra Fox - Goodreads

Really a 3.5, I lovely, honest, kind story about being in your early 20s in Brooklyn in the mid 90s. It was nice to be reminded how life was before cell phones when New York was just this side of gritty. Lovely. Read full review


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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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