Horror Hospital Unplugged

Paperback | June 28, 2011

byDennis Cooper

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“Stunning.. . . Youthful angst is rarely portrayed as this terrifying.” —LibraryJournal

DennisCooper and Keith Mayerson’s boundary-breaking graphicnovel Horror Hospital Unplugged is back in a long-awaited reissue.Crystallizing a primal period of creative experimentation for both Cooper,whose Frisk­-era storytelling is at its finest, and Mayerson,whose gritty, unadorned visual style would later explode into color, HorrorHospital Unplugged is a vital piece of underground comics craft. The moody,kaleidoscopic, and sexually charged story of would-be rock star Trevor Machine,and his flirtations with love, fame, homosexual identity, and the disaffectionof youth, is a provocative immersion in world of ambition, confusion, anddebauchery—and an crucial glimpse at the early creative achievement of two culticons.

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“Stunning.. . . Youthful angst is rarely portrayed as this terrifying.” —LibraryJournalDennisCooper and Keith Mayerson’s boundary-breaking graphicnovel Horror Hospital Unplugged is back in a long-awaited reissue.Crystallizing a primal period of creative experimentation for both Cooper,whose Frisk­-era storytelling is at its finest, and...

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Sexually confused and more than a little lost, Trevor Machine, teenage front man for up-and-coming indie rockers Horror Hospital, walks a rocky road toward fame and fortune. But making it to the top may mean gambling away every last trace of his integrity, and Trevor's soul hangs in the balance as he discovers the dark side of success....

Dennis Cooper is the author of the George Miles Cycle, an interconnected sequence of five novels:Closer,Frisk,Try,Guide, andPeriod. His other works includeMy Loose Thread;The Sluts, winner of France's Prix Sade and the Lambda Literary Award;God, Jr.;Wrong;The Dream Police; andUgly Man. He divides his time between Los Angeles and Paris.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.48 inPublished:June 28, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062004344

ISBN - 13:9780062004345

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