Postcards: True Stories that Never Happened

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Jason Rodriguez
Villard, 2007 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 148 pages
33 Reviews
“The inventive writers and illustrators who crafted these transporting stories just may convince you to trash your BlackBerry and buy some stamps.”
–Frank Warren, author of PostSecret

You’ve seen them at flea markets and in antique shops and used-book stores across the country: Vintage postcards inscribed with handwritten notes, evocative messages that capture a thought, an expression, a concern, a snapshot of someone’s life once upon a time. Jason Rodriguez, acclaimed editor of Elk’s Run, collected a remarkable array of these correspondences, dispersed them among thirty-three of comics’ greatest creators, and asked each to craft a story about the person who sent it. The result is a vividly imagined, gorgeously rendered graphic anthology illustrating tales of romance, adventure, hardship, and mystery. In Postcards, these gifted artists share some of the richest and most inventive work of their careers.

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User Review  - Sean Cisneros - Goodreads

A very unique topic sets this book apart from others with the stories being based on real life post cards. Although a few of the stories missed the mark most were quite entertaining with great artwork . Read full review

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User Review  - Courtney - Goodreads

The quality of art and storytelling was inconsistent Blue -- good art, but felt like ithe story was trying to come off as deep instead of just being so 3 Time -- I love Tom Beland, great art and great ... Read full review


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Jason Rodriguez is the editor of Elk’s Run, which was a finalist for the Harvey Award, and the critically acclaimed anthology Western Tales of Terror.

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