Caricature

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Fantagraphics Books, 1998 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 101 pages
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Dan Clowes's first collection since his acclaimed Ghost World is a hypnotically intense collection of short stories and graphic novellas from the award-winning Eightball comic. "Caricature" includes semi-autobiographical tales of lost youth, featuring the title story, "Caricature" about an itinerant caricaturist who fails to find love -- or much of anything -- on the road. Also, two full-color stories that showcase Clowes's broad mastery of styles.

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No one draws alienated misanthropes better than Daniel Clowes, except maybe Adrian Tomine. The art quality of these nine stories of isolation is superb. Most of the writing is equally good, but some ... Read full review

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Clowes, whose Ghost World (Fantagraphics, 1997) deservedly took the comics' world by storm, offers a collection of stories reproduced from his award-winning (comic book awards, that is) magazine ... Read full review

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Daniel Clowes was born in Chicago in 1961. His comic-book series Eightball is in its tenth year, and his work has appeared in Esquire, The New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, and Newsweek. A feature film based on Ghost World, his second book is currently in production in Hollywood. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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