De:tales: Stories from Urban Brazil

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Dark Horse Comics, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 112 pages
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From the company that introduced American audiences to Brazilian twins Fbio Moon and Gabriel B (Daytripper, Pixu) comes De:Tales, a collection of the twins' breakthrough short stories!

After three Eisner Awards and a series of acclaimed projects with writers Joss Whedon (Sugarshock), Gerard Way (The Umbrella Academy), Mike Mignola (B.P.R.D.: 1947), and Matt Fraction (Casanova), Moon and B are now among the hottest artists in comics. De:Tales is the duo's most personal work to date, presenting their work separately, together, and in tandemas the twins trade off on the roles of writing and illustrating, share those roles, or fly solo. Brimming with all the details of human life, their charming tales move from the urban reality of their home in So Paulo to the magical realism of their Latin American background.

Featuring a brand new cover, Moon and B's seminal and soughtafter work is finally back in this handsome hardcover packaging, proving once again that they are a talented pair to watch out for.

* Named by Booklist as one of the 10 best Graphic Novels of the year, Foreword Magazine gave it a silver medal on the Graphic Novel category of their "Book of the Year" award, and it was nominated for an Eisner Award.

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De: Tales; Stories from Urban Brazil

User Review  - Julia Cox - Book Verdict

A birthday party for a ghost, an unsettling encounter with a gang on the Paris Metro, a bathroom chat with an alternate self€”these are just a few of the intriguing tales from this collection by ... Read full review

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User Review  - questbird - LibraryThing

Not particularly inspiring set of tales from the Brazilian brothers, about life and love in urban Brazil. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Moon is an art school graduate from Brazil. When not penciling comics, Fabio illustrates for popular magazines and newspapers.

Ba holds an Art degree from the University of Sao Paulo. He works as a professional illustrator for various media in Sao Paulo. He is currently learning 3D animation and finishing his senior project, a graphic novel.

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