Top Secret Summer

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Top Shelf, 2005 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 178 pages
2 Reviews
With an ensemble cast straight from a box of Animal Crackers, this is a delightful tale of ambition, morality, and self-discovery drawn in a decidedly beautiful fashion reminiscent of Richard Scary and Lewis Trondheim, yet utterly unique. Renier's fully-realized and compellingly adventurous narrative is at once both achingly naive and profoundly worldly. A remarkable debut, this tightly crafted novella is the real deal, and will charm your socks off.

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User Review  - MarissaFay - LibraryThing

This was the first graphic novel I had ever read. At first, I was not impressed. I had a hard time getting into the storyline, and it was almost like an assault on my vision! I didn't know where to ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Aaron Renier was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and attended art school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He's drawn comics as far back as he can remember, and today he has found a very vibrant and supportive community of cartoonists in Chicago, where he currently resides. Renier is the recipient of the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award for Talent Deserving Wider Recognition, and received a nomination for best Children's Album in 2005.

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