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Pixy

4.44  ·  Rating Details ·  114 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
They've been ejected into the street because their apartment was put to sleep, Angina had to abort their child (the result of a malfunctioning Safe-Sex bodysuit) — how could it get worse? When a friendly stranger offers them his apartment, things seem to be looking up... but then Angina gets a call from the Netherworld. It's her aborted fetus: he's drunk and he's pissed of ...more
Paperback, 72 pages
Published January 17th 1996 by Fantagraphics (first published January 1st 1992)
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Baal Of
Aug 02, 2015 Baal Of rated it really liked it
I'm not even sure of I liked this book, but it was fucking weird, gruesome, and disgustingly funny. Drunken aborted foetuses, carnivorous money, microwaved head, and tremendous amounts of gratuitous violence. The artwork is supremely ugly, which is fitting for the subject matter.
Derek Parker
Mar 25, 2017 Derek Parker rated it liked it
Wild story, the kind I would expect from Andersson.

My copy of the book, a paperback, is old and while reading it would tend to crack around spine. Is that why I'm giving this only three stars? That doesn't sound fair...
Lisa
Sep 08, 2007 Lisa rated it it was amazing
Shelves: schwarzeromantik
To celebrate a weekend that was generally quite un-pleasurable, today I finished 'The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid', which I had picked up at the airport (I know). It did do nothing much to humour me.
Really, I give Bryson that his father was a very good sports writer, even the short paragraphs of his work that the book features show that (I keep repeating to myself 'the lordly Yankees') , but Bryson himself? 'Laugh-out-loud'? Not that I would have noticed....anyway...in one paragraph wh
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Eric
Feb 09, 2017 Eric rated it it was amazing
I'm a regular reader of alternative and experimental comics, and I put Pixy on the very top tier of alternative classics. The humor is razor sharp and it is as twistedly dark as anything out there. This book is wholly irreverent and insensitive, yet not necessarily to unsettle anyone specifically. Just keep in mind that this came out around 1990, so let's just say that Andersson wasn't concerned with whether the PC sensitivity police won his approval. Here is an example... Angina's aborted fetus ...more
Heather
Oct 11, 2008 Heather rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Nakisha, Louella, Schaunette
This is my all time favorite freaky graphic novel ever. It's so refreshing to see abortion treated like any other topic - up for twisted grabs! Here, all the little abortions have massive guns and binge of candy and sacrifice TVs to Ikea. I hope that's what my teenage abortion is doing - blasting flame throwers and stuffing its face with chocolate! Rock on!
Yeah, of course there is a lot of weird stuff going on as a story. I think the cartoonist is Swedish so imagine a kinda modern day fun house
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David
Feb 18, 2014 David rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Komiks o trampotách, které se dějí potracenému děckovi. Popravte domy nakažené grafity!!!
Jeff Jackson
Jul 03, 2016 Jeff Jackson rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Impressively bleak landscape filled with drunk fetuses, bleeding money, and burning cities -- all played for belly laffs. A nice companion to Mark Beyer's "Amy and Jordan" strips.

3.5 stars
Dennytom
Jul 05, 2012 Dennytom rated it liked it
Amazing world, weird story
Outi S.
Mar 31, 2008 Outi S. rated it it was amazing
Another book I have read several times. Welcome to see the show everybody.
Kim
Apr 11, 2016 Kim rated it really liked it
Shelves: europe
so f**king great until the ending! but still good comics.
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