The Playboy

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Drawn & Quarterly Publications, 1992 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 170 pages
D&Q's first ever graphic novel, published in 1992,this is an excellent companion to I Never Liked,You. Stark and expressionistic, this is Chester,Brown's frank and unsettling account of first his,adolescent and then adult relationship with,pornography. It begins in 1975 with an abandoned,copy of Playboy..

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User Review  - clstaff - LibraryThing

Another autobiography by Chester Brown. 'The playboy', as the title suggests is about a playboy magazine that Chester acquires, which changes his life and causes him to question his morals. In some ways this book is a prequel to another of Chester's books 'Paying for it'. Read full review

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User Review  - the_terrible_trivium - LibraryThing

A sensitive and moving cartoon memoir of a young man's masturbation. Neither sensationalized nor overly grotty (there is some grot though, it is after all about wanking). Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Chester Brown  ("I Never Liked You "and "Louis Riel") was born in 1960 in Montreal and lives in Toronto; he is an illustrator for "The New York Times Magazine "and "The New Yorker,

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