Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth

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Jonathan Cape, 2003 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 384 pages
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For five years Chris Ware has been drawing amazingly innovative 'comic strips' about a character called Jimmy Corrigan - a boy with the face of a disappointed old man. Jimmy Corrigan has rightly been hailed as the greatest comic/graphic novel ever to be published and is now available for the first time in paperback.

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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

I thought this book was going to be a real winner. The reviews on the inside cover included praise from Dave Eggers and David Sedaris among others. The story takes place at a number of different time ... Read full review

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User Review  - patsaintsfan - LibraryThing

Well... I must admit that I read this in one sitting, but I felt awful when I finished. Actually, I did while reading it too! It kept my attention, which is a positive in my opinion, but wow!, I just don't know what words to use to describe this book... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Chris Ware was born in 1967 in Omaha, Nebraska, and currently lives in Chicago. He is the author and creator of the beloved 'Acme Novelty Library' series of children's guidebooks, game pamphlets and picnic song-sheets, irregular organs through which the bulk of this work passed.

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