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Schizo #4

4.26  ·  Rating Details ·  61 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Fantagraphics Books (first published 2006)
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Andrew
Oct 24, 2014 Andrew rated it liked it
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Chris Ware meets Charles Schulz.

This is a series of comic strips. And like most comicstrip collections, this gets a bit exhausting if taken too much at once. This was, however, very enjoyable. I read some of Brunetti's earlier stuff and thought it was trying too hard to be 'dark' or 'dirty'; these strips feel much more honest and naturally humorous.

The 'I hate my life', 'life is pointless' gets a bit much. No actual knowledge is gained by reading this book. He's a depressed dude living in the 21
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Peter
Oct 21, 2008 Peter rated it it was amazing
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Ivan Brunetti's Schizo was supposed to be a quarterly comics zine, but this issue took him six years to complete. Between #3 and #4, Brunetti suffered through divorce and depression. He matured, and so did his visual style. This issue is full-color, printed on enormous 11" by 16" pages, and the art looks like it was influenced by Chris Ware.

Schizo #4 is made up of Brunetti's self-deprecating autobiographical snippets, short stories about the creative process as performed by cute animals, and sho
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Dave
Sep 22, 2008 Dave rated it it was amazing
Brilliant collection of Brunetti's full page color comics of late. he has been working on a new style that I am really excited about. Shows that we can balance simplistic drawings with complex subject matter to produce comics as great or better than those with intricate artwork. Does that make sense?
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May 14, 2016 Ryan W rated it really liked it
It's the light at the end of the dark, twisted tunnel that is Misery Loves Comedy (aka: Schizo #1-3) where the light just so happens to also be unbearable sadness.
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Brunetti is too depressed.
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Known for his dark humor and simple, yet effective drawing style. Brunetti's best known work is his autobiographical comic series Schizo. Four issues have appeared between 1994 and 2006. Schizo #4 won the Ignatz Award for Outstanding Comic of the Year in 2006.


He has also done numerous covers of The New Yorker.
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