Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened

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Random House Publishing Group, Jul 24, 2007 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 148 pages
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“The inventive writers and illustrators who crafted these transporting stories just may convince you to trash your BlackBerry and buy some stamps.”
–Frank Warren, author of PostSecret

You’ve seen them at flea markets and in antique shops and used-book stores across the country: Vintage postcards inscribed with handwritten notes, evocative messages that capture a thought, an expression, a concern, a snapshot of someone’s life once upon a time. Jason Rodriguez, acclaimed editor of Elk’s Run, collected a remarkable array of these correspondences, dispersed them among thirty-three of comics’ greatest creators, and asked each to craft a story about the person who sent it. The result is a vividly imagined, gorgeously rendered graphic anthology illustrating tales of romance, adventure, hardship, and mystery. In Postcards, these gifted artists share some of the richest and most inventive work of their careers.

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User Review  - Natalia Toronchuk - Goodreads

I'm surprised by the number of negative reviews for this book, it was a bit of a tough call for me to put 4/5 rather 5/5, in fact. I picked this book up and flipped to one of the (many) sad, moving ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emily Bardin - Goodreads

Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened is a graphic novel and also a compilation of stories inspired by the editor's collection of postcards. Each story is written and drawn by a different artist ... Read full review

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MAIL CALL: JASON RODRIGUEZ TALKS POSTCARDS - NEWSARAMA
In Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened, postcard collector and comics professional Jason Rodriguez decided to blend his two passions into an ...
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Bookreviews: Postcards: True Stories that Never Happened
Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened edited by Jason Rodriguez is just the graphic novel to make you fall in love with the genre. ...
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Jason Rodriguez - The Moose in the Closet: 07/01/2007 - 08/01/2007
Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened comes out in two weeks! I've been updating the Eximious Press blog with reviews and release events. ...
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The idea behind Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened (Villard) is fairly winning: editor Jason Rodriguez handed a bunch of old antique-store ...
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New graphic novels straight from the drawing board - USATODAY.com
Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened Edited by Jason Rodriguez Villard, 160 pp., $21.95. Jason Rodriguez relishes a good story, even if it's just a ...
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Rodriguez Sends His Best Regards via Postcards - 6/19/2007 ...
The resulting anthology is Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened, due next month from Villard. Contributors include Stuart Moore (Firestorm; ...
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COMICS IN THE CLASSROOM:
Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened is a collection of 16 stories inspired by used postcards. It features tales of romance, adventure, mystery, ...
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Washington City Paper: Arts & Events: Jason Rodriguez
The resulting collection, “Postcards: True Stories That Never Happened” reads like a who’s who of independent comics—and mixes in a few of Marvel’s and dc’s ...
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Indie Jones presents POSTCARDS: TRUE STORIES THAT NEVER HAPPENED OGN ..... POSTCARDS: TRUE STORIES THAT NEVER HAPPENED is an anthology based on such ...
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About the author (2007)

Jason Rodriguez is the editor of Elk’s Run, which was a finalist for the Harvey Award, and the critically acclaimed anthology Western Tales of Terror.

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