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Hicksville : a comic book

Author: Dylan Horrocks
Publisher: Montreal, Quebec : Drawn & Quarterly, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hidden in a quiet corner of New Zealand's East Cape is a town where the beach is sunny, the tea is hot, the locals are friendly, and everyone loves comics. When reporter Leonard Batts turns up in Hicksville looking for the inside story on the town's most famous export, comic book megastar Dick Burger, instead he finds a town full of wonders and suprises and a dark mysterious secret no-one's willing to share." --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horrocks, Dylan.
Hicksville.
Montreal : Drawn & Quarterly, ©2001
(OCoLC)654311037
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dylan Horrocks
ISBN: 189659719X 9781896597195 9780864736246 086473624X
OCLC Number: 49862169
Notes: "Portions of the story appeared in a slightly different form in the periodical Pickle from issues 1-10"--Title page verso.
Previous edition: Black Eye Books, 1998.
Graphic novel by a New Zealand author.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Dylan Horrocks.

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World-famous cartoonist Dick Burger has earned millions and become the most powerful man in the comics industry. However, behind his rapid rise to success, there lies a dark and terrible secret, as  Read more...

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Hicksville encompasses a dozen different styles; happily, Horrocks proves equally adept at finely etched antipodean landscapes, superhero battles, and gag cartoons. "Details" Dylan Horrocks is Read more...

 
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