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Acme Novelty Library #12 [Sold Out]

Details for this: Book
Author: Chris Ware
Format: Comic
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 7.25" x 6"
Colors: full-color
Year: 1999
Publisher: Fantagraphics
ISBN-10: n/a
ISBN-13: n/a
Additional Details: with cardstock cover
Availability

Ships in: SOLD OUT - OUT OF PRINT
Price: $4.50

Loyal Acme readers who were disgruntled at the previous two issues, in which THINGS ACTUALLY HAPPENED (time shifts, sex, dream sequences, super-heroes, death, maiming, architecture — my God, it was like Bob Dylan going electric all over again) will be delighted to discover that this chapter of the Jimmy Corrigan saga returns to the mind-numbingly claustrophobic eventlessness that distinguished earlier issues (such as the acclaimed, award-losing "32-pages-all-in-one-room" #9). In this issue Jimmy and his dad have lunch! In a diner! For the whole issue! Except in one sequence they walk outside! To talk to an old guy! Then they go back to his dad's apartment! Trust us, after you read this little gem, My Dinner with Andre will look like The Road Warrior by comparison.

2000 Harvey Award Winner, Special Award for Excellence in Presentation

2000 Harvey Award Winner, Best Continuing Series

2000 Ignatz Award Winner, Outstanding Story



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