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Stuck in a boring office job. Living with a deadbeat flatmate. Surviving from payday to payday. Relentlessly pursued by giant monsters. Liam's got the talent to take his musical ambition further and escape everything, if only he could gain the confidence to stare down his inner Bad. When his psychedelic therapy visions burst forth into flesh, Liam must face them, and himse ...more
Paperback, 102 pages
Published July 31st 2014 by Milk Shadow Books
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Sam Quixote
Mar 20, 2016 rated it liked it
While trying to kick a drink and drugs habit on island retreat Awkwood Rehab, wannabe-pro-musician Liam unwittingly releases his “Inner Bad” (angry, resentful memories of being bullied as a teen) which manifests itself in his reality as a giant angry kid that smashes stuff! Shy Liam must stand up to his fears once and for all to defeat the Inner Bad.

Jase Harper’s Awkwood is a decent but flawed comic. His art style is very polished and looks great if a little cartoonish, ie. appealing to a younge
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Michael Daaboul
May 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Harper does a great job engaging the reader with rather familiar themes, especially the inner bad, the self-doubt inside of us manifesting in a monstrous way holding us back. There's a lot of fun to be had, even though Awkwood touches on sensitive topics; that's what makes the short read an enjoyable ride.

There's not much mystery to the story (much is fed to the reader) and ends in a somewhat predictable fashion without being spectacular. But this doesn't stop the reader wondering about where th
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Max
Sep 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A great, fun, funny and beautiful book, with a great plot and awesome characters. Loved it!

I wrote up a longer review on my blog for the curious http://thebookreviewofbooks.wordpress...
Louise
Nov 27, 2014 rated it liked it
A Quirky Read!
Full Review: http://louiseereads.blogspot.com.au/2...
3 Stars!
Brendan
Nov 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
quick read and full of interesting imagery and twisted characters. Found this at my local library and enjoyed it enough to recommend it to people. Can't wait to see where the next book or story goes.
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