Glander’s debut collection of comics assembles the best of his thoroughly original short stories, which originally appeared online on sites such as VICE. Set on a three-dimensional plane, Glander's stories feature cute, emoji-like characters who deal with twenty-first-century (and beyond!) problems like interior decorating woes, amorous microbiology, and where to find the absolute most aspirational succulents. Fall in love with “America’s favorite mug,” Cuppy. Hear the familial bickering of sentient purple slime molds. Encounter Susan Something and her unusual attitudes about gaming culture and conceptual art. But most of all, marvel at the playful, absurd look into our online lives that is 3D Sweeties, a book that looks and reads like no comic ever created before.
"3D Sweeties is equal parts silly and surreal, and Glander constantly experiments with his art tools to push his storytelling in new directions." — The A.V. Club (exclusive preview)
"While Glander's animated gifs and animation come alive on the web, his comics are equally mesmerizing." — Comics Beat
"Julian Glander’s 3D Sweeties is like the best bits of the Internet, but you can cuddle them." — Eyes on Design
"With its candy-bright colors and gummy textures, the whole thing could be the reverie of a sentient Peep." — Multiversity Comics
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