Postcards From Impossible Worlds: The Collected Shortest Story by Peter ChiykowskiPostcards From Impossible Worlds: The Collected Shortest Story by Peter Chiykowski

Postcards From Impossible Worlds: The Collected Shortest Story

byPeter Chiykowski

Paperback | September 11, 2018

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Postcards From Impossible Worlds collects 88 strange, surprising and harrowing micro-stories from The Shortest Story, a photo-fiction project from award-winning author Peter Chiykowski. Each page reads like a postcard sent from a life you never lived or a world that never existed. On one page, the human race wakes up to discover the oceans have vanished. On the next, the Statue of Liberty comes to life and rampages down the coast to Washington. Anything is possible in The Shortest Story.The volume also contains 13 stories narrated by Cecil Baldwin (voice of Welcome to Night Vale) and guest stories from Robert Shearman, Helen Marshall, Shawn Coss, Sandra Kasturi, James Mark Miller, Sonya Ballantyne and Jordan Shiveley.
Title:Postcards From Impossible Worlds: The Collected Shortest StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 5 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 11, 2018Publisher:ChiZine PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771484675

ISBN - 13:9781771484671

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from so funny! Seriously, if you need a good laugh don't look any further than this book. The humour is spot-on and there isn't one page that won't have you giggling out loud. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone!! (Plus it's a perfect size to travel with!)
Date published: 2015-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun & Imaginative! This is an amazing hilarious idea, it is executed beautifully. So glad it is a part of my library!
Date published: 2015-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from quirky and playful, chock full of good humour This is a hilarious and creative concept, and I love the way that the author incorporated suggestions from his kickstarter backers as well as art and concepts from other well-known webcomic artists. This book is worth reading through quickly, but you can always leaf back through it to pick up the "bad idea" gems hidden in the background that you might have missed. It's quirky and honest and I really appreciate its playful view of the world. We're surrounded by potential for imaginative fun, and this book reminds us that sometimes the ordinary things really are the best. Now if you'll excuse me, I have to go buy some bacon . . .
Date published: 2015-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Search for Awesome End Here. Peter is a creative talented individual, and an even more uncanny ability to bring talented individuals together to create what can only be described as the book that you should bring with you everywhere for those moments where life may be dull. Though light hearted in nature- each bad idea has an underlying tone that can leave an impact, and make you have deep thoughts that you didn't know even existed.
Date published: 2015-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I laughed. I cried. I peed my pants. Which is why I cried. This book was loads of fun to read. High quality, durable, filled with great jokes and great art. Could not recommend more.
Date published: 2015-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Book is a GOOD Idea This book is the 3rd greatest thing that has ever happened to me. The greatest was seeing Space Jam for the first time. The 2nd greatest was every time I have since reminisced about Space Jam
Date published: 2015-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Open to any page, start laughing Love how the ideas for the comics came as both crowd-sourced and crowd-funded on Kickstarter. This is the perfect coffee table book to keep on hand because you can open it to any page for a laugh. The level of talent required to draw so many comics over the years, then take so many new ideas and run with it is beyond what I expected. There are lots of guest artists you'll likely recognize, though honestly Peter's are my favourites. When I first got my copy, it was small enough to carry around in my purse, so I did that for a few days showing it to friends and coworkers.
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Truly a Must own this was a fantastic book. Loved each page. Full of amazing ideas and clever whit. well done and can't wait for the next idea he comes up with. Amazing work Peter!
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing what a great find! i met Peter at a comic convention and bought his book on a whim. it is so packed with amazing content i was blown away. the humor is great, the quality of the book is fantastic, i would recommend this to anyone. heck i might pick up a few as house warming gifts.
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I was concerned about this book. Turns out that was a bad idea. As expected, Peter's comics are strong. My original fear was that when there are this many additional contributors, the overall quality can sometimes suffer. Fortunately, this is not the case. Nearly all the submissions are gems, and even the so-called weaker ones are definitely worth a chuckle. This is a brilliant concept, and the execution is just as strong. Everyone involved should be proud of themselves.
Date published: 2015-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a must buy This is a must buy book from a very creative author. I have read this book over and over the art work in it is awesome. If you like humor and very good art work i highly recommend picking this up.
Date published: 2015-04-17