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Only 23, Nate Powell has for years self-published his comics, including the popular Walkie Talkie series. Using a bold, stark graphic style and storylines that recall the moody world of a David Lynch movie, he fills traditional comic strip panels with outre characters and inexplicable happenings. Spanning 1998 to 2002, the stories in Tiny Giants are about awkward silences ...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published July 2nd 2003 by Soft Skull Press (first published July 1st 2003)
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Travis
Jan 27, 2015 Travis rated it it was amazing
Really enjoyed this graphic novel, the short stories created a flow that was like visual poetry and struck all the feels many of us know or can relate to in our own lives and experiences. His use of darkness in his illustrations creates a nice void for the mind to fill the gaps and silence.
Nick
Jan 29, 2008 Nick rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
One of my favorite comic book collections. Nate's illustrations are incredibly original and cool, and his stories are equally impressive. Buy it, twice. Nate is also a really amazing person. I met him a few years back when his band, Soophie Nun Squad, played an amazing show, and he's an incredibly nice person.
Rishi
Sep 08, 2008 Rishi rated it it was amazing
not only is this a good alternative graphic novel, with a storyline that builds good characters and talks about serious and surreal thinks and has nothing to do with superhero junk, the art is amazing. nate powell uses thick black like nobody else.
Sloth Slaughter
May 16, 2007 Sloth Slaughter rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
Nate Powell is a beautiful artist, but his stories leave much to be desired in the comprehension department. As in, what the fuck is going on? But really, that hardly matters, because seriously, these drawings are breath taking.
Audrey
Apr 24, 2009 Audrey rated it it was ok
stories, eh... you love motorhead, your friend apparently found a job and shows up at your house in a suit, therefore you are jerk to friend, because... but I do wish I could draw like this misguided young fellow.
Nadia
May 13, 2013 Nadia rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
This seemed a lot better when I was a moody 20 year old but I'll still take it over like 99.9999% of other personal comics. I just wish my library would stock his other books.
Greg
Sep 27, 2009 Greg rated it it was amazing
Just breathtaking. There were pages I didn't want to turn past, they were so good.
Ashley Hietpas
Although I can appreciate it, the disjointed narrative just isn't for me.
Candice
Oct 01, 2009 Candice rated it liked it
can't rate it because i have not read it yet
Eric
Mar 11, 2009 Eric rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
More comics from Nate Powell. Great stuff.
Ruth
Nov 02, 2009 Ruth rated it did not like it
I just didn't get this one.
Sarah Jane
Mar 18, 2008 Sarah Jane rated it it was amazing
Shelves: haveread
Simply stunning.
jack
Jun 29, 2009 jack added it
Shelves: punk
great!
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