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J & K

John Pham
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$39.99
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This product will be shipped on 11/15/2019

PLEASE NOTE: All pre-ordered books are shipped via Media Mail in the U.S. and Air Mail internationally. Please select the appropriate shipping method when checking out to avoid being overcharged for shipping!

Form and content converge to create a true sense of wonder in this original graphic novel.

J & K follows the misadventures of an inseparable pair of idiots (Jay and Kay) as they navigate life in the modern world. These simple-seeming stories weave in and out of themselves and give you unexpectedly sad twists and hilarious turns; imagine Seinfeld mixed with Peanuts.

J & K is also a singular art object unto itself. As Jay and Kay routinely reference pop culture ephemera—magazines, posters, records, etc.—these cute, sad little artifacts are made real in the collection and will be included as separate extras and inserts to the book: a small mini issue of “Cool Magazine,” folded up posters, stickers, and even a little 5” vinyl record! Fun for all ages!

Printed in three fluorescent pantone inks, J & K will be one of the most unique and eye-popping releases of 2019, by one of the most distinctive and talented cartoonists working today. Pham’s gorgeously “bigfoot” cartooning style and brilliant use of color, combined with his innate grasp of printing, packaging, and graphic design calls to mind the work of Chris Ware while staking out completely new ground in contemporary art.

Pages:
144
Colors:
full color
Format:
Hardcover
Dimensions:
7" x 9"
ISBN-13:
978-1-68396-222-9
Year:
2019

PLEASE NOTE: All pre-ordered books are shipped via Media Mail in the U.S. and Air Mail internationally. Please select the appropriate shipping method when checking out to avoid being overcharged for shipping!

Form and content converge to create a true sense of wonder in this original graphic novel.

J & K follows the misadventures of an inseparable pair of idiots (Jay and Kay) as they navigate life in the modern world. These simple-seeming stories weave in and out of themselves and give you unexpectedly sad twists and hilarious turns; imagine Seinfeld mixed with Peanuts.

J & K is also a singular art object unto itself. As Jay and Kay routinely reference pop culture ephemera—magazines, posters, records, etc.—these cute, sad little artifacts are made real in the collection and will be included as separate extras and inserts to the book: a small mini issue of “Cool Magazine,” folded up posters, stickers, and even a little 5” vinyl record! Fun for all ages!

Printed in three fluorescent pantone inks, J & K will be one of the most unique and eye-popping releases of 2019, by one of the most distinctive and talented cartoonists working today. Pham’s gorgeously “bigfoot” cartooning style and brilliant use of color, combined with his innate grasp of printing, packaging, and graphic design calls to mind the work of Chris Ware while staking out completely new ground in contemporary art.

Press Highlights:

"Pham's precise work is a tremendous pleasure to behold." — The Guardian

   

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