Hicksville

Dylan Horrocks (Author) Seth (Introduction by)
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Description

One of the best graphic novels of the past decade, back in print.

Considered to be a classic by many, Hicksville was named a Book of the Year by The Comics Journal and received nominations for two Ignatz Awards, a Harvey Award, and two Alph'Art Awards (Best Album and the Critics' Prize). It was one of the first contemporary graphic novels and is now back in print with a new cover and introduction. The world-famous cartoonist Dick Burger has earned millions and become the most powerful man in the comics industry. However, behind his rapid rise to success there lies a dark and terrible secret, as the biographer Leonard Batts discovers when he visits Burger's hometown of Hicksville in remote New Zealand. Hicksville is where the locals treasure comics and the library stocks Action Comics #1.

Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
Drawn & Quarterly
Publish Date
July 01, 2014
Pages
246
Dimensions
6.6 X 0.75 X 9.74 inches | 1.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781770460027
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About the Author

Dylan Horrocks, an award-winning graphic novelist and comic artist, lives in New Zealand and was appointed University of Auckland/Creative New Zealand Literary Fellow in 2006.

Reviews

"Dylan Horrocks is clever, funny, and very, very good at making comic books. His characters grab you and haunt you and even make you worry for them. Buy this guy's comics.He knows what he's doing." --FRANK MILLER, author of Dark Knight Returns

"[Hicksville] is . . . a celebration of the richness of the comics artform." --Detroit Metro Times

"A languid, Borgesian tale of love and theft that treats comics--and an unabashed love of the medium's folksy energy and rhythms--with poetic weight. [Hicksville] is a classic." --Austin American-Statesman