Tales Of Woodsman Pete

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Top Shelf Productions, 2006 - Comic books, strips, etc - 73 pages
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"Lilli Carreęs little book Tales of Woodsman Pete from Top Shelf is really worth a look. It is, in its way, a heartbreaking little thing." -- Warren Ellis "A delightful little book of folk tales and folk tale types."-- Leroy Douresseaux, Comic Book Bin "A fantastic inquiry into friendship, loneliness, and storytelling."-- Matt Dube, Gutter Geek From Lilli Carr_, one of the bright new faces in the indy comix scene -- Tales of Woodsman Pete is a collection of vignettes and stories about a solitary albeit gregarious woodsman with a loose grasp on his own personal history and that of the outside world. He forms relationships with his inanimate surroundings and muses to a dead audience, specifically his bear rug, Philippe. His own tales eventually become entangled with that of the legendary Paul Bunyan, and the two become indirectly intertwined, illuminating the discrepancy between the character of the storyteller and the character within his stories. The lives of both Paul and Pete encounter such things as the questionable origin of an ocean and the desire for preservation of everything from a fallen bird to an overused expression that has strayed a stone's throw from its original meaning.

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Review: Tales of Woodsman Pete

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

An enjoyable little jaunt into the life of Woodsman Pete, a recluse who maybe once had a wife and now maintains a friendly relationship with his bearskin rug. Featuring cameo panels by Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. And, lest it go unmentioned, these stories also feature a lot of plaid. Hurrah! Read full review

Review: Tales of Woodsman Pete

User Review  - Matt Hartzell - Goodreads

I enjoyed Woodsman Pete for what it is, a small collection of strips that tell the story of Woodsman Pete, as well as Paul Bunyan. The humor reeks of Far Side. I didn't fall out of my seat laughing, but the various stories drew a chuckle or two. I really enjoyed the cartooning style. Read full review

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