Hard Looks: Adapted Stories

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Dark Horse Comics, 1996 - Fiction - 240 pages
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Andrew VachssU writing has been described as "hypnotically violent ... made up of equal part broken concrete block and razor wire" (Chicago Sun-Times), and "short and choppy, like the ticking of a time bomb" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). In this graphic novel, dozens of comics writers and artists bring to life 20 of VachssU trademark life-at-ground-zero stories.

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Series of short stories told in comic book form, with a few just text. All are of the “monkey's paw” variety where arrogant and/or foolish males (usually sex offenders) think they've figured out a ... Read full review

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Was a formative introduction to rape culture. Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Hardboiled writer Andrew Henry Vachss was born on October 19, 1942 in New York City. He attended Case Western Reserve University and the New England School of Law. Vachss has worked in many government and law enforcement organizations, ranging from the U. S. Public Health Service to the New York City Juvenile Justice Planning Project. Vachss' work as a writer includes a series of books featuring an unlicensed private detective named Burke. Burke's appearances include Flood, Strega, Blue Belle, Hard Candy, Blossom and Sacrifice. Vachss has also written comic books and graphic novels.

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