Search / Login
Sign up for our email newsletters for updates on new releases, events, special deals and more.
Info: Your browser does not accept cookies. If you want to put products into your cart and purchase them you need to enable cookies.
Eye of the Majestic Creature by Leslie Stein
Eye of the Majestic Creature is a semi-autobiographical and fantasy-based comic that combines dry humor, psychedelia, and emotion to show the viewpoint of one person’s world internally and externally. The story follows a young girl, Larrybear, and her talking acoustic guitar Marshmallow on their adventures through the countryside, Chicago, San Francisco and New York. While Larrybear struggles to connect with strangers, her friends, and her family to various degrees of success, her growing population of anthropomorphic friends have adventures of their own.
"Eye of the Majestic Creature... is ultimately the tale of a young woman rejecting the things that shaped her and attempting to figure out what comes next for her. Thanks to Stein's loose, amiable approach, you'll want to know that, too." – Glen Weldon, NPR Monkey See
"...[A] promising introduction to a potentially major new talent." – Noel Murray, The A.V. Club
"You’d be hard-pressed to find a more downright affable character than blithely blitzed Larrybear, ...a naïve woman on the verge of Whatever, a cute Candide floundering about in an increasingly complicated world. ...[T]his book [is] such a pleasure..." – Richard Gehr, The Comics Journal
"This book isn't easy to describe, and that's exactly why I love it. Leslie's surreal, funny style is a welcome addition to comics; her world includes a talking guitar and thrift-shop treasures. Though sometimes it's a compliment for me to say I read a book in one sitting, I'll be honest and say this one took me weeks — and that's because my eyes lingered over the detailed panels for perhaps much longer than the author intended. I envy her worldview, though I'm thrilled to have 128 pages of it." – Whitney Matheson, USA Today Pop Candy
Leslie Stein Dry humor and psychedelia are grounded in realistic emotion in this quirky and surprising graphic novel debut following the adventures of a young woman named Larrybear and her best friend, a talking acoustic guitar named Marshmallow. Product Details...
Leslie Stein Semi-autobiographical comics starring a young woman named Larrybear and her best friend, a talking acoustic guitar named Marshmallow. Two books together for a great discounted price. Product Details...
You Save: 20.00%
Leslie Stein Follow our hero Larrybear relocating to the big city, back in time to the odd experiences of her '80s childhood, and on a strange trip with her new friend Poppin the Flower. Plus adventures with her anthropomorphic instruments. Product Details...