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Fantagraphics, 2006 - 54 pagine
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A vicious satire of pop culture and the commerce of art in a newedition, with a new cover and intro by Clowes! This hilarious classic from DanClowes is a brutal and scathing peek into the insular, pathetic worldof the comic book industry, as seen through the eyes of antihero DanPussey (pronounced "Pooh-say"), creator of the smash superhero comic"Nauseator." From cradle to grave, Clowes presents the complete saga ofYoung Dan Pussey, mercilessly skewering the business and medium ofcomics, bouncing from art to commerce to culture high and low. Clowesnot only parodies the superhero genre (notably Stan "The Man" Lee), butalso his own peers, from his publishers and fellow authors atFantagraphics to artistic heavyweights like Art Spiegelman (seen hereas "Gummo Bubbleman"). Through it all, Pussey dreams endlessly abouthaving sex with a woman, but even those fantasies degenerate intosuperhero scenarios.

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His writing is full of surprises. - Goodreads
Hilarious parody of comic book makers and readers. - Goodreads
Funny parody of comics. - Goodreads

Review: Pussey!

Recensione dell'utente  - Mariah Drakoulis - Goodreads

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Review: Pussey!

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Pretty funny, especially the Art Spiegelman and Gary Groth parodies (and I laugh whenever I think of Torpedoes and Affection), but like a lot of super-hero parodies it feels like he's just aiming at ... Leggi recensione completa

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Informazioni sull'autore (2006)

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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