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Reincarnation Stories

Kim Deitch
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This product will be shipped on 10/15/2019

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The celebrated graphic novelist returns with his magnum opus.

Over the past three decades, Kim Deitch has been one of the most vital graphic novelists the medium has to offer — his oeuvre includes such classics as The Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Alias the Cat, and The Search for Smilin’ Ed. His new graphic novel, Reincarnation Stories, feels like the apotheosis of his career, an ambitiously sprawling tour de force exploring the concept of reincarnation.

When Deitch was four years old, he began having memories of a time when he wore glasses. The problem was, he had never actually worn glasses. Then, one day, young Deitch was sitting on a bench when an elderly man approached him, excited. “Is it possible? Sid! SID PINCUS! Good God, man! You’ve changed. You’re smaller! And where are your glasses?”

From there, Deitch weaves a dizzying maze of reincarnation stories that spans the past, present, and future of human history, with appearances by Frank Sinatra, monkey gods, a forgotten cowboy star of the silver screen, a tribe of Native Americans that have successfully resettled on the moon, and a parallel reality where Deitch is the creator of best-selling kids books featuring the superhero Young Avatar, who helps marginalized souls lead better lives and in his secret identity works as a carpenter.

In the rich tapestry of a graphic novel that is Reincarnation StoriesDeitch reveals his sheer mastery of storytelling. 

Pages:
260
Colors:
black and white
Format:
Hardcover
Dimensions:
8" x 10.5"
ISBN-13:
978-1-68396-261-8
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!

The celebrated graphic novelist returns with his magnum opus.

Over the past three decades, Kim Deitch has been one of the most vital graphic novelists the medium has to offer — his oeuvre includes such classics as The Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Alias the Cat, and The Search for Smilin’ Ed. His new graphic novel, Reincarnation Stories, feels like the apotheosis of his career, an ambitiously sprawling tour de force exploring the concept of reincarnation.

When Deitch was four years old, he began having memories of a time when he wore glasses. The problem was, he had never actually worn glasses. Then, one day, young Deitch was sitting on a bench when an elderly man approached him, excited. “Is it possible? Sid! SID PINCUS! Good God, man! You’ve changed. You’re smaller! And where are your glasses?”

From there, Deitch weaves a dizzying maze of reincarnation stories that spans the past, present, and future of human history, with appearances by Frank Sinatra, monkey gods, a forgotten cowboy star of the silver screen, a tribe of Native Americans that have successfully resettled on the moon, and a parallel reality where Deitch is the creator of best-selling kids books featuring the superhero Young Avatar, who helps marginalized souls lead better lives and in his secret identity works as a carpenter.

In the rich tapestry of a graphic novel that is Reincarnation StoriesDeitch reveals his sheer mastery of storytelling. 

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