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Just the Facts: A Decade of Comic Essays
With his inimitably idiosyncratic approach, David Collier tackles a broad range of subject matter in his first collection, from Thomas Edison's bygone phonograph machines to the lost art of hand-lettered display ads. These strips have been culled from numerous publications, including Drawn & Quarterly, The Comics Journal, and Zero Zero, and they serve as an excellent i ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Drawn and Quarterly
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Tämä ei vain toiminut minulle. Useimmista tarinoista puuttui kunnollinen draaman kaari. Toki tyylilaji on essee, eli jutut saavat ollakin asioiden esittelyä ja pohdintaa ilman selkeää lopputulosta. Turhan monta kertaa lukemisen aikana kuitenkin koin, että nyt en tajunnut pointtia. ...more
Mar 16, 2017 Brent rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: all readers, particularly fans of great comics
Recommended to Brent by: this fine author, fine publisher, and fine library system, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library
I remain a fan of this fine cartoonist. Read altogether, I remember the power some of Collier's work had on me in individual publications. His artistic debt to Robert Crumb is obvious, and beside the point: his own subjects include the Canadian military experience, journalism, and quieter subjects.