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Set in a suburb that is both nowhere and everywhere, is a glorious bastard, combining the intricacy and subtlety of the best European graphic novels with a hyperdetailed, controlled noir style derived from the finest American cartoonists. Mezzo and Pirus, previously best known in Europe for a series of cynical, brutal gangster stories, have abandoned their guns and gals for this cycle of suburban stories, but in the violence has just (for the most part) been interiorized. first appears to be a series of unrelated short stories, each starring (and narrated by) a different protagonist, but it soon becomes obvious that these seemingly disparate episodes weave together to form a single complex narrative, with events that are only glimpsed (or even referred to) revisited from different perspectives--revolving around Eric, a ne'er-do-well, drug-taking teenager at war with his stepfather and, apparently, the whole world. (He is the titular King.) is designed as a trilogy of albums, which will combine to form a single graphic novel of stunning intricacy and intensity. (Vol. 2, "The Beginning of All Things," will be released by Fantagraphics in the Summer of 2010.)

Synopsis:

An amazing European book, featuring tales of a small town done in a Charles Burns derived style. A collection of individual short stories with rotating first person narrators which interlock to form a larger narrative.

Synopsis:

Suburban horror delineated in a lush noir style.

About the Author

Michel Pirus was born in Thionville, France, in 1962. He broke into comics (as a writer/artist) with his series "Champagne and Cookies" for Métal Hurlant in 1983. He was the co-writer on the Richard McGuire-designed segment of the French animated horror anthology Fear(s) of the Dark, released in 2008.Pascal (Mezzo) Mesenburg (artist) was born in Drancy, France, in 1960. His French graphic novels (with Pirus) include Two Killers and Mickey Mickey. He is currently working on the third and final volume of King of the Flies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781606993200
Author:
Pirus
Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
Illustrator:
Mezzo
Author:
Mezzo
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Graphic Novels-Literary
Series:
King of the Flies
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color comics throughout
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
13 x 9 x 1 in

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Product details 64 pages Fantagraphics Books - English 9781606993200 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An amazing European book, featuring tales of a small town done in a Charles Burns derived style. A collection of individual short stories with rotating first person narrators which interlock to form a larger narrative.
"Synopsis" by , Suburban horror delineated in a lush noir style.
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