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ISBN13: 9781607065104
ISBN10: 160706510x
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AT LAST The long-awaited collection of the complete KING CITY series is here, full of full on comic book games, puzzles and wordplay Joe is a catmaster, trained to use his cat as any tool or weapon. His best friend Pete falls in love with an alien he's forced to sell into green slavery, while his ex Anna watches her Xombie War veteran boyfriend turn into the drug he's addicted to. King City, an underbelly of a town Run by spy gangs and dark dark magic with mystery down every alleyway.

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"Although the first half of this hilarious, touching romp was published a few years ago, the rest of the story has lingered in a rights limbo until now. Set in a lushly detailed city of the far future, catmaster Joe, assisted by his marvelously mutable drug-fueled cat Earthling J. Catingsworth the Third, faces an assortment of conflicts, from a mysterious and ominous cult to a friend's desire to rescue an alien woman from a futuristic mob. Joe is in his element against mere eldritch horrors, mysterious femme fatales and the seedy criminal underworld, but finds himself less able to handle the lingering presence of his former lover Anna, now romantically entangled with a troubled but amiable war veteran. In lesser hands, this would be a mere collection of Kirbyesque occult confrontations; although he can rock the cosmic with the best of them and has a grand talent for the absurd, Graham has a keen appreciation for the personal, but his talent shines brightest when cast on the mundane moments in his characters' lives. With the complete King City finally available, Graham takes his place as one of the most inventive action cartoonists working." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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redjabber, August 6, 2012 (view all comments by redjabber)
King city has the perfect balance of dynamic characters and settings and neither overwhelm the other, all-in-all I thought it was amazing.
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redjabber, August 6, 2012 (view all comments by redjabber)
King city has the perfect balance of dynamic characters and settings and neither overwhelm the other, all-in-all I thought it was amazing.
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yukitonmsyndromer, August 4, 2012 (view all comments by yukitonmsyndromer)
This comic is lots of fun. Almost every page has some jokes, puns, and plays-on-words, and I love cluttered, labyrinthine design of King City itself.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781607065104
Author:
Graham, Brandon
Publisher:
Image Comics
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Science Fiction
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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Product details pages Image Comics - English 9781607065104 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Although the first half of this hilarious, touching romp was published a few years ago, the rest of the story has lingered in a rights limbo until now. Set in a lushly detailed city of the far future, catmaster Joe, assisted by his marvelously mutable drug-fueled cat Earthling J. Catingsworth the Third, faces an assortment of conflicts, from a mysterious and ominous cult to a friend's desire to rescue an alien woman from a futuristic mob. Joe is in his element against mere eldritch horrors, mysterious femme fatales and the seedy criminal underworld, but finds himself less able to handle the lingering presence of his former lover Anna, now romantically entangled with a troubled but amiable war veteran. In lesser hands, this would be a mere collection of Kirbyesque occult confrontations; although he can rock the cosmic with the best of them and has a grand talent for the absurd, Graham has a keen appreciation for the personal, but his talent shines brightest when cast on the mundane moments in his characters' lives. With the complete King City finally available, Graham takes his place as one of the most inventive action cartoonists working." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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