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

Author: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean
Publisher: New York : Vertigo/DC Entertainment, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 20th anniversary editionView 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: Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman; Dave McKean
ISBN: 9781401251420 1401251420
OCLC Number: 874719538
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Mr. Punch
comical tragedy or tragical comedy of 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. Written by New York Times best-selling novelist Neil Gaiman, with unwordly illustrations by artist Dave McKean, MR. PUNCH - 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION is the new deluxe cut of this landmark original graphic novel. Includes bonus material"--

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"Based in part on his own childhood memories, "Mr. Punch" is Gaiman's most personal comics work and arguably McKean's greatest illustrative achievement (at least on paper), combining line art, Read more...

 
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