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Author: Daniel Clowes
Publisher: Montreal : Drawn & Quarterly ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Farrar, Straus and Giroux ; Vancouver, BC : Distributed in Canada by Raincoast Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Andy, a miserable high-schooler in 1970s Chicago, has only one friend, an angry fellow outcast named Louie. He's desperately in love with a girl he met in California who won't return his letters and he's filled with shame at the constant taunts of his classmates. When he achieves super strength from smoking cigarettes he uses it for neither good nor evil but in a brutal playground showdown.
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Clowes
ISBN: 9781770460515 1770460519
OCLC Number: 756785527
Notes: The story originally appeared in Eightball #23, Fantagraphics, Spring 2004.
Description: 40 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 32 cm
Responsibility: [by Daniel Clowes].

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Andy, a miserable high-schooler in 1970s Chicago, has only one friend, an angry fellow outcast named Louie. He's desperately in love with a girl he met in California who won't return his letters and he's filled with shame at the constant taunts of his classmates. When he achieves super strength from smoking cigarettes he uses it for neither good nor evil but in a brutal playground showdown.

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