by Bob Fingerman (Goodreads Author)
Video store clerk Darla Vogel is fed up, until one of her customers, a precocious home-schooled kid, offers her some of his meat-tinged candies. Darla takes a plunge down the rabbit hole into a surreal world of throbbing, veinous buildings, compulsory public nudity, weird creatures and more. If William S Burroughs, Lewis Carroll, H.P. Lovecraft and Harvey Kurtzman had a mu...more
Hardcover, 136 pages
Published June 23rd 2009 by Fantagraphics
(first published April 30th 2009)
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I'm biased. I like Bob Fingerman. Many years ago, I had him for a store signing, and he's really a great guy. His art is really bizarre, but I really like it. It's not very commercial though and I have a hard time selling his stuff. I'll carry it anyway. The closest artist style- wise that's made it also is Dave Cooper. I really like them both. Back to the book. This is mostly prose, interspersed with art, but still manages to satisfy. He puts his wife Michelle in a lot of his work, she must be...more
Recent releases are From the Ashes, a satirical "speculative memoir" set in post-apocalyptic New York (IDW, March 2010) of which The Onion wrote, “As a blitz of astringent satire, an unabashed love letter to his wife, and a love-hate manifesto aimed at the whole human race, From The Ashes is a gem; as an addition to the often-staid canon of post-apocalyptic pop culture, it’s a revelation… A“More about Bob Fingerman...