An original graphic novel from the creator ofMaakiesandSock Monkey. Tony Millionaire, creator ofSock Monkeyand one of America's most popular weekly comic strips,Maakies, delivers his first original graphic novel for Fantagraphics,Billy Hazelnuts.Billy Hazelnutstransmutes nursery rhymes and the golem myth into a storybook about Becky, girl scientist, her friend Billy Hazelnuts (who was created from cooking ingredients by tailless mice), and their journey to find the missing moon while battling an evil steam-driven alligator with a seeing-eye skunk. Millionaire fuses the darker spirit of older fairy tales with an absurdist adventure story, throws gender politics into the mix, and brings it to life with his dementedly charming and meticulous drawing style that is utterly transporting.Billy Hazelnutsfeatures all-new characters, a first for Millionaire after building a tremendous following for hisSock MonkeyandMaakiescharacters, which is sure to delight existing fans as well as introduce an entirely new audience to his breathtaking line and imagination.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MeriJenBen - LibraryThing
A golem, created by mice from garbage, befriends a young scientist in a fantastical world in this beautifully drawn graphic novel. The mice in Becky's kitchen, tired of being chased by the cat, create ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - meta87 - LibraryThing
The plot of this graphic novel somewhat ambiguous. Some mice that live in a small girl's house create this creature to kill the family cat, which fails. The girl then befriends the creature and they ... Read full review