Box Office Poison

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Top Shelf Productions, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 602 pages
128 Reviews
This epic story of Sherman, Dorothy, Ed, Stephen, Jane, and Mr. Flavor is not to be missed. Alex Robinson's completely natural and inspiring knack for dialogue has made his story of dreary jobs, comic books, love, sex, messy apartments, girlfriends (and the lack thereof), undisclosed pasts, and crusty old professionals one of the most delightful and whimsical graphic novels to hit the stands in years.

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Concise drawing with many passages of exciting layout. - Goodreads
I just had problems with the pacing. - Goodreads
I was a bit disappointed with the ending, though. - Goodreads
amazing character development and dialogue! - Goodreads

Review: Box Office Poison (Box Office Poison #1)

User Review  - Katherine - Goodreads

My parents had Alex Robinson's art all around their house when I was a kid in the 90s, because they kinda look like Stephen and Dorothy. They commissioned a version of "American Gothic" from him with ... Read full review

Review: Box Office Poison (Box Office Poison #1)

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

I just don't get it. Drawing is lackluster and the story is boring. I wasn't expecting superheroes or anything but zzzzzzzzzzzzz. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
34
Section 2
52
Section 3
68
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Alex Robinson's books include "Box Office Poison", "Tricked", "Alex Robinson's Lower Regions", and "Too Cool to Be Forgotten". He lives in New York City with his wife and their pets, Krimpet and Wrigley.

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