Failure by Karl StevensFailure by Karl Stevens

Failure

byKarl StevensIllustratorKarl Stevens

Paperback | July 5, 2013

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Failure collects Karl Stevens's beautifully rendered humorous comic strips from theBoston Phoenix alternative weekly newspaper. His slice of life vignettes and surreal anthropomorphic experiments are revealing sketches of urban America and beyond. The follow up to hisLos Angeles Times Book Prize nominatedThe Lodger.
Karl Stevens: Karl Stevens is a graphic novelist and painter. His first book,Guilty, was published in 2004 with a grant from the Xeric Foundation. He is also the author ofWhatever (2008),The Lodger (ALos Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist, 2010), andFailure (2013). His comic strip, 'Whatever,' ran from 2005-2008 in the alternative week...
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Title:FailureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 5, 2013Publisher:Alternative ComicsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934460028

ISBN - 13:9781934460023

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'Just the sort of thing you want lying around your house or apartment to distract you, several pages at a time, from the potentially hungover but definitely mind-numbing bullshit of another quotidian day.' - Wayne Allan Brenner,The Austin Chronicle'I was surprised at how well Stevens captures the hyper-intellectual, alcohol-hazed existential nightmare of grad school.' - Andrea Battleground,The Onion's A. V. Club'[The] style of Stevens's artwork is exquisitely rendered, with micro-fine pen lines that capture the slightest gradations of light and shade.' - Douglas Wolk,The Washington Post Just the sort of thing you want lying around your house or apartment to distract you, several pages at a time, from the potentially hungover but definitely mind-numbing bullshit of another quotidian day." - Wayne Allan Brenner,The Austin Chronicle"I was surprised at how well Stevens captures the hyper-intellectual, alcohol-hazed existential nightmare of grad school." - Andrea Battleground,The Onion's A. V. Club"[The] style of Stevens'apos;s artwork is exquisitely rendered, with micro-fine pen lines that capture the slightest gradations of light and shade." - Douglas Wolk,The Washington Post"