Dry Shave by Rod FilbrandtDry Shave by Rod Filbrandt

Dry Shave

byRod FilbrandtIllustratorRod Filbrandt

Paperback | January 16, 1998

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If you like your comic strip characters cute and cuddly, you'll hate Dry Shave. Dry Shave cracks open a hardboiled world of laconic lowlifes, pugnacious palookas, shiftless grifters and demented dames - with a tip of the pork-pie hat to Robert Mitchum. As featured in Vancouver's The Georgia Straight and Toronto's eye weekly magazine, Rod Filbrandt's wacky cast of noir characters is brought together in his first collected edition.Praise for Dry Shave:"Dry Shave is highly recommended for the coffee tables and toilet tanks of sophisticates of a certain sensibility... " (The Vancouver Sun)"Dry Shave is something that I'd recommend to the serious graphic novel reader. It's that intense." (Broken Pencil)Praise for Wombat: The Collected Comic Strip by Rod Filbrandt:"Running from the mid '80s until 1994, Wombat showcased Rod Filbrandt's wry and jaded views on modern society and his incredible growth and progression as a cartoonist. ... a great representation of the formative years of one of the best cartoonists this country has produced." (Broken Pencil)

About The Author

Rod Filbrandt is a Vancouver-based cartoonist and illustrator. His comic strip, 'Dry Shave', appeared weekly in Vancouver's 'The Georgia Straight' and Toronto's 'Eye Weekly'. His distinctive illustrative style has appeared in magazines across the country, including 'Vancouver Magazine', 'Entertainment Weekly', and 'Men's Health'.

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Title:Dry ShaveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 6.5 × 5.63 × 0.27 inPublished:January 16, 1998Publisher:Anvil Press PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1895636213

ISBN - 13:9781895636215

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best subversive comic strips out there. Enter the noir-world of Dry Shave's hard-boiled businessmen, profanity spewing dames, and drunken drifters. Filbrandt brings these and other characters to life with his distinctive pen-and-ink style and widly bent humour.Running in Vancouver's;The Georgia Straight; and Toronto's eye weekly, Dry Shave grew to become one of the best subversive cartoons available. This collection brings the entire run of Dry Shave comics to it's fans. A gritty tableau that pokes fun at societies seamy underbelly, Dry Shave titillates the darkest recesses of humour.If you like comics such as Red Meat, Tom The Dancing Bug, and The City, Dry Shave will be right up your alley.
Date published: 2001-02-16

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If you like cute and cuddly cartoons – you'll hate Dry Shave. As featured in Vancouver's Georgia Straight and Toronto's Eye Weekly magazine, Rod Filbrandt's cast of dark characters is brought together in this first collected edition. Dry Shave cracks open the door on a hardboiled world of shiftless grifters, laconic lowlifes and demented dames brought to life by Filbrandt's distinctive illustrative style.