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Things Just Get Away from You

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A collection of comics shorts from a brilliant young talent.
Blessed with a lovely bouncy, rubbery "SpongeBob SquarePants"-y style, cartoonist and animator Walt Holcombe tells wildly imaginative stories of love gained and (often) lost. "Things Just Get Away From You" collects all of Holcombe's late-1990s comics work, with a bonus new story, "Hails at Sea," thrown in for go
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Hardcover, 209 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Fantagraphics Books
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Jeff
Jan 23, 2012 Jeff rated it liked it
Walt Holcombe's Things Just Get Away From You is a collection of his comics spanning many years, and reveals a major talent that is often willfully obscure, but occasionally brilliant. Holcombe's solid, cartoony line is wonderfully beautiful, and if his narrative impulses are not always so easy to comprehend, there's always the stunning artwork to fall back on! The standout piece in the collection is "Count Stinkenpuss", a hilarious short piece that exploits an original, yet wholly functional, a ...more
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Feb 14, 2008 Bryan rated it really liked it
Beautifully drawn and well written. It's a shame more people aren't familiar with Walt Holcomb's work.
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Sad and intriguing. Glad to see Walt's stuff out there thriving in the world.
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The art was beautiful in this book.
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