All the Answers

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6.1 X 1.4 X 9.1 inches | 0.98 pounds

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About the Author

Brett Helquist's celebrated art has graced books from the charming Bedtime for Bear, which he also wrote, to the New York Times-bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket to the glorious picture book adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.

"A moving tale of fathers and their sons. A cautionary fable from the primal dawn of the Age of Celebrity. This book is brilliant."

--Grant Morrison, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Doom Patrol and JLA
"Tender, brilliant, beautiful, and fascinating. How lucky we are that Michael Kupperman has this story to tell."

--Julie Klausner, creator and star of Difficult People
"All the Answers isn't just a fascinating slice of pop-culture history, it's also a moving and deeply personal portrait of America's first celebrity know-it-all."

--Ken Jennings, Parade columnist and longest-running Jeopardy! champion

"Really enjoyed reading All the Answers, a graphic novel telling the true story of [Kupperman's] 'Quiz Kid' father. Poignant and funny and sad."

--Jake Tapper, chief Washington correspondent, CNN
"Kupperman's varied angles, thick line work, staring seriocomic facial stylings, and sharp prose help turn an already incredible story into an electrifyingly fast-paced, yet intimate memoir about family secrets and the price children can pay for their parents' ambitions."

--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Michael Kupperman has crafted a deeply personal and fascinating graphic novel about his father, a man whose life as a child prodigy was ironically both a dark family secret and one of the most well-documented in American history."

--"Weird Al" Yankovic
"A beautiful, haunting, unsettling book that will move anyone who's ever struggled to understand a loved one's silences."

--Greg Pak, writer of The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, and Batman/Superman
"[There is] no book this year about which I have a higher level of curiosity in addition to a high level of anticipation."

--Tom Spurgeon, Comics Reporter
"All the Answers is a revelation of a book. A fascinating biography enveloped in a poignant memoir, it transcends both, giving the readers an amazing insight into a time in history that reverberates into our present: the fascination with celebrity and the commodification of childhood. All skillfully rendered by one of the greats of American cartooning. I can't recommend it enough."

--Chip Zdarsky, artist and co-creator of Sex Criminals
"A heartbreaking exploration of memory and the devastating power of the human mind."

--Matt Kindt, writer and artist of MIND MGMT, Dept. H, and 3 Story
"In the vein of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, Kupperman's remarkable graphic memoir brings his father--the Quiz Kid himself, Joel Kupperman--to gorgeous, painful life. There's also some fascinating insights here into the role of radio and television in mid-20th-century America."

--Entertainment Weekly; 20 New Books to Read in May
"It's such a surprising treat to read this thoughtful, pithy memoir."

--Lisa Hanawalt, designer of Bojack Horseman