Monsters

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Product Details

Price
$39.99  $36.79
Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
Publish Date
Pages
380
Dimensions
8.2 X 11.6 X 1.4 inches | 4.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781683964155

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About the Author

Barry Windsor-Smith began his career by drawing mainstay Marvel characters such as the X-Men and Daredevil in 1969 in the traditional Marvel style. However, in 1971 he broke from the Marvel formula when he started drawing the Conan series, turning heads with a fresh and controversial stylistic approach and winning numerous industry awards. Part of a young generation of artists that included compatriots Berni Wrightson, Mike Kaluta, and Jeff Jones, Windsor-Smith proceeded to carve an independent path for himself. In the '90s, he conceived, wrote, and drew three independent series, The Freebooters, Young Gods, and The Paradox-Man. In 1999 and 2001 Fantagraphics published Opus volumes 1 and 2, autobiographical coffee table art books. Monsters is his first book since The Freebooters (2005). He currently lives in New York.

Reviews

Deeply disturbing and frequently beautiful ... Fans will pick up the book for Windsor-Smith's ornamental artwork.--Publishers Weekly
This exquisitely illustrated epic bursts with emotion, insight, and empathy. Five decades into his already influential career, Windsor-Smith has created his magnum opus.--Library Journal (starred review)
The illustrations are in black and white and finely detailed, with shadows enhancing an ominous tone, and readers of political and supernatural thrillers, sf, and historical fiction with a vein of forbidden love will all enjoy this book.--Booklist
Monsters combines gothic horror with comic book tropes to produce a melting pot of twisted drama, moral dilemmas, and unrelenting brilliance from the opening onwards.--Monkeys Fighting Robots