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The tragical comedy or comical tragedy of Mr. Punch : a romance

Author: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Vertigo/DC Comics, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A dark and frightening fully painted novella, MR. PUNCH tells the tale of a young boy's loss of innocence results from a horrific confrontation with his past. Spending a summer at his grandfather's seaside arcade, a troubled adolescent harmlessly becomes involved with a mysterious Punch and Judy Man and a mermaid-portraying woman. But when the violent puppet show triggers buried memories of the boy's family, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean
ISBN: 1563891816 9781563891816
OCLC Number: 33156883
Description: 96 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Mr. Punch
Responsibility: written by Neil Gaiman ; illustrated & designed by Dave McKean.

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"A dark and frightening fully painted novella, MR. PUNCH tells the tale of a young boy's loss of innocence results from a horrific confrontation with his past. Spending a summer at his grandfather's seaside arcade, a troubled adolescent harmlessly becomes involved with a mysterious Punch and Judy Man and a mermaid-portraying woman. But when the violent puppet show triggers buried memories of the boy's family, the lives of all become feverishly intertwined. With disturbing mysteries and half-truths uncontrollably unraveling, the young boy is forced to deal with his family's dark secrets of violence, betrayal, and guilt"--amazon.com.

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