Against Pain by Ron RegeAgainst Pain by Ron Rege

Against Pain

byRon Rege

Paperback | September 2, 2008

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The first collection of short stories from the radiant 'cute-brut' world of a truly remarkable artist. Against Pain is a collection of Ron Rege, Jr.'s multi-page anthology pieces. The storytelling side of his expressive work is featured in these stories gathered from McSweeney's, the New York Times, Kramers Ergot, NON, Rosetta, Arthur, the Comics Journal, and D+Q's anthology. Suicide bombers, art appreciation, a Lynda Barry "cover" and even a Tylenol-sponsored comic about pain are brought together under the theme of suffering and how people cope with it. Also includes the alt-comics zine classic Boys: a 22-page collaborative comic-considered by many to be Rege's finest work-detailing the "lust" life of a friend in explicitly honest and often hilarious scenarios.
Ron Rege, Jr. currently lives in Los Angeles where he plays drums in the band Lavender Diamond. His comics have appeared in McSweeney's, and his illustrations have appeared regularly in The New York Times and Canada's National Post. Rege creates his own visual poetry that sets him apart from other cartoonists as one of the most origina...
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Title:Against PainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 11.46 × 9.16 × 0.86 inPublished:September 2, 2008Publisher:Drawn & QuarterlyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:189729929X

ISBN - 13:9781897299296

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