The Leather Nun and Other Incredibly Strange Comics

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Entertaining, erotic, and utterly surreal, this eclectic collection is a delirious collage of the 50 most weird and wonderful comics ever published. From leather nuns, surreal Japanese baseball dramas, gigantic alien monsters in swimming trunks, hip-hop superheroes fighting street crime, and peasant girls worshipping the swastika, this amazing collection is the result of a trawl of the strangest comics worldwide. Containing titles such asBarnyard of Fear,Chaplains at War,Amputee Love, andCannibal Romance, these bizarre tales are not for the faint of heart. Alongside each comic is a colorful double-page spread and an informative introduction that places the comics in context. This is the perfect quirky gift for collectors of curiosities, anyone with a taste for offbeat humor, and comic fans who think they've seen it all.

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About the author (2008)

Paul Gravett is a writer, a curator, a lecturer, a broadcaster, a journalist, and the author ofGraphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know. He and Peter Stanbury are the coauthors of Great British ComicsandManga: Sixty Years of Japanese Comics.

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