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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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User Review  - Kim - Goodreads

Clowes is a good storyteller. Read full review

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User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

Nine stories (homage to Salinger?) and if only all short story writers were this good! A certain number seem roughly autobiographical, in the tradition of this sort of graphic novelist, but others ... 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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