|Daily OCD Extra: November's Book Reviews|
|Written by Jen Vaughn | Filed under reviews, Kim Deitch, Jim Woodring||28 Oct 2013 3:10 PM|
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Next month's issue of Booklist will include reviews of two recent releases by Fantagraphics creators, excerpted below:
The Amazing, Enlightening and Absolutely True Adventures of Katherine Whaley by Deitch, Kim (Starred Review)
"The yarn Deitch spins around that outrageous premise includes surprisingly less of the supernatural and many more words than usual, which wrap around the panels and are carefully chosen to project the heroine's personality-that of a smart but unpretentious woman who once had an utterly fantastic adventure. Even more riveting than Deitch's other spellbinders." –Ray Olson
"the heightened emotional stakes are new: Frank's followers have watched him shrug off violent treatment with the resilience of a Warner Bros. cartoon character, but the loss of Fran seems more devastating than the worst punishment he's received at the hands of the devilish Whim."