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Quimby the Mouse (Acme Novelty Library)

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Publisher Comments:

Quimby is the second book from Chris Ware; his first book, Jimmy Corrigan (Pantheon, 2000), has been widely acclaimed as one of the medium's finest graphic novels in history and is currently in a fourth hardcover printing.

Cleverly appropriated old-fashioned animation imagery and advertising styles of the 1920s and 1930s are put to use in Quimby at the service of modern vignettes of angst and existentialism. As this cartoon silhouette of a mouse ignominiously suffers at every turn, the spaces between the panels create despair and a Beckett-like rhythm of hope deceived and deferred (but never quite extinguished), buoying Quimby from page to page.

Like Ware's first book, Quimby is saturated with Ware's genius, including consistently amazing graphics, insanely perfectionist production values, cut-out-and-assemble paper projects, and the formal complexity of his narratives that have earned him the reputation as one of the most prodigious artists of his generation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560974857
Author:
Ware, Chris
Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Location:
Seattle, Wash.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Comic books, strips, etc.
Subject:
Mice
Subject:
Graphic Novels
Subject:
Underground comic books, strips, etc
Subject:
Graphic Novels - General
Series:
Acme Novelty Library
Series Volume:
1260
Publication Date:
July 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
14.22x11.34x.57 in. 2.28 lbs.

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