Artichoke tales

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Publisher:
Fantagraphics,
Pub. Date:
[2010]
Language:
English
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Megan Kelso has proved herself a master of the cartoon short story withSquirrel Mother (2006, currently in its 2nd printing), and serial (withher New York Times Funny Pages comic, Watergate Sue). WithArtichoke Tales, Kelso expands her range (and her page count) by creatinga family saga spanning three generations and an entire continent. ArtichokeTales is a 176-page coming -of-age story about a young girl named Brigittewhose family is caught between the two warring sides of a civil war betweenpeople who have artichoke leaves instead of hair. Influenced in equal parts byLittle House on the Prairie, The Thorn Birds, Dharma Bums,and Cold Mountain, Kelso weaves a moving story about family amidst war.Kelso's visual storytelling, uniquely combining delicate line-work withrhythmic, musical page compositions, creates a dramatic tension betweenintimate, ruminative character studies and the unflinching depiction of theconsequences of war and carnage, lending cohesion and resonance to agenerational epic.
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9781606993446
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