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One Model Nation

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In Germany 1977, music is violence. As the country is still shattered from the devastation of war, the youth fight back against a repressed nation with their only figurehead of this violent, well-dressed revolution - a band later forever lost in time, Das Model. This title brings you the story of Das Model.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published 2009 by Image Comics
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I'm sorry to say that this book is an example of how not to do historical fiction. Although the characters are skillfully drawn by Jim Rugg and the colors are nicely 80s Germanic, the panels are just workmanlike, mostly 8 to a page, and much of the action is lost in their smallness and darkness. The plot itself is jumbled. Characters come in and out so fast that there's no way to track who knows who, where they are geographically, and if the story is in flashback or not. I think one of the band...more
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Jim Rugg is an illustrator, designer, and cartoonist from Pittsburgh. He earned a BFA from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (95-99). He shares a studio with three cats.

His graphic novels and comic collections include Street Angel (SLG Publishing), Afrodisiac (Adhouse Books), the PLAIN Janes and Janes in Love (DC Comics), One Model Nation (Image Comics), and Felicia Day's the Guild (Dark Horse Co...more
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