Even the Giants
Jesse Jacobs bursts onto the comic scene with his first published work EVEN THE GIANTS. The work beautifully captures the isolation of the Great White North while also giving the artist a sequential canvas to explore and experiment. This book will be printed in three Pantone spot colors. Jesse's work has been nominated for the Doug Wright award and has won the Gene Day awa...more
A good little scientist must categorize, organize and systematize, of course, and so I have created a set of GR shelves that allow me to categorize, organize and systematize all the comic books I read these days. Call me crazy, but I find that kind of stuff strangely enjoyable. It makes me aware of the genres I have been indulging in, for example - good to know, right?
Anyway, so far so good. Problem is, this book stubbornly denies me that kind of pleasure: ...more
Then my husband liked it. He really liked it.
My oldest son pronounced it "pretty cool."
Then we all had a "deep" discussion about what the guys crawling in and out of holes were supposed to represent, and everyone agreed that my theory - "They are living in a giant cheese grater" - was a very good one.
Behold a world where even a gutted seal can be a work of art. Strange monsters chide the reader for hating Star Trek (even TNG.) Giant y ...more
Giants is silent, involves two giants (or maybe they are Yeti?), who eat their way acros ...more
But you'll notice I gave it 2 stars. One page did make me chuckle. The art was weird, but a good weird. And I like the title.
(PS: I wasn't surprised at all to learn th ...more
Two things bother me about Jesse Jacobs' "Even the Giants." One, it's out of print. And two, it was printed so small. I am of the opinion that Jacobs' work is always better when it's bigger. Find this book and buy it!