Is This Guy for Real?: The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman

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Product Details

Price
$19.99
Publisher
First Second
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.8 X 8.4 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781626723160

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About the Author

Brian "Box" Brown is an Eisner Award-winning author whose comics have appeared in the New York Times, Playboy, and New York magazine. His books include the New York Times-bestselling Andre the Giant: Life and Legend, Tetris: The Games People Play, Is This Guy for Real?: The Unbelievable Andy Kaufman, Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America, Child Star, and Accidental Czar (with writer Andrew S. Weiss). boxbrown.com

Reviews

"Cartoonist Box Brown has a talent for crafting nonfiction comics that use visuals to illuminate and energize real-world events... [Is This Guy For Real?] is a thorough character study that doesn't shy away from macro topics, giving readers a comprehensive look at Kaufman's rise to fame." --The AV Club, from their "10 Most Anticipated Comics of 2018"

"[Is This Guy For Real?] is a well-researched, enjoyable yarn written by the one author working in the comics medium who fans would want to tell Kaufman's story." --Publishers Weekly

"Box Brown exercises his trademark commitment to dogged research, elegant story construction, and compellingly cartoony artwork in this story about Kaufman's lifelong connection to the squared circle."--Vulture, from their "The Best Comics to Read This February"

"[Kaufman's] fascinating, complicated persona is brought to gorgeous life in Brown's book, as are several fascinating tidbits."--Entertainment Weekly