Synopses & Reviews
Combining the politics of The Boondocks
, the surrealism of Zippy the Pinhead
, and the pop-culture madness of The Simpsons
, Bob the Angry Flower
is an edgy, trenchantly political, and achingly funny comic strip. Whether hes building killer robots, running for pope, or just getting creamed at 20 Questions, Bob is locked, loaded, and ready to destroy the Earthunless theres something good on TV. Bob the Angry Flower: Dog Killer
is exactly what disaffected teenagers, jaded grownups, disgruntled geeks, and Peter Pans of all ages have been waiting for: a flower with a brilliant mind, a bipolar temperament, and the attention span of a five-year-old loaded up on sugar and Saturday-morning cartoons.
This first U.S.-published collection of Canadian cartoonist Stephen Notleys syndicated masterpiece is a crazed love letter to monster movies, petty demagogues, and vegetarian tyrants alike. Unpredictable, original, and wholly outrageous, Bob is coming to Americaand not a moment too soon.
Combining politics, surrealism, and pop-culture hilarity, Bob the Angry Flower is an edgy, trenchantly political, and achingly funny comic-strip character. Whether he's building killer robots, running for Pope, or getting creamed at 20 Questions, Bob is locked, loaded, and ready to destroy the earthunless there's something good on TV. This collection of syndicated comic classics, the first to be published in the United States, is unpredictable, original, and wholly outrageousperfect for disaffected teenagers, jaded grown-ups, disgruntled geeks, and Peter Pans of all ages.
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"Intensely funny. I've been laughing like a supervillain for days." Joss Whedon, creator, Buffy the Vampire Slayer"Cartooning at its finest." Flak Magazine"Stephen Notley germinates the page with his comic seed, impregnating the unsuspecting reader with writhing fetuses of laughter." Keith Knight, The K Chronicles"Bob the Angry Flower experiences all emotions at exaggerated levels. He's sort of like your id with an unlimited budget." Michael Swanwick, author, Bones of the Earth and Cigar-Box Faust"Amazingly funny, totally off-beat, and like nothing else I've ever read." iComics"Bob the Angry Flower eludes genre...Notley's approach to sequential art is incomparable." The Goreletter"Quirky, funny, and just a bit too true." Bookloons"The long-awaited Dog Killer...is a whole new chance to revel in Notley's fevered, nihilistic madness" The Onion