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What's Michael? Vol. IX, The ideal cat

Author: Makoto Kobayashi; Dana Lewis; Lea Hernandez
Publisher: Milwaukie, OR : Dark Horse Manga, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Everyday cat and human interactions mingle with fantasy stories featuring the fat cat Michael and other felines. Described as "Japan's version of Garfield, Heathcliff, and Krazy Kat all rolled into one," Makoto Kobayashi's what's Michael? Mixes all too real feline folly with hilarious fantasy scenarios to create one of graphic fiction's true comedic originals. From the upsides of leftovers and air conditioning to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Makoto Kobayashi; Dana Lewis; Lea Hernandez
ISBN: 1593071205 9781593071202
OCLC Number: 55142742
Language Note: Translated from Japanese.
Notes: In graphic art format.
Original Japanese version published: Tokyo : Kodansha, 1987.
"What's Michael? Vol. IX: The ideal cat"--Title page verso.
"This volume collects What's Michael? stories from issues thirty-three through thirty-nine of the Dark Horse comic-book series Super Manga blast!"--Title page verso.
Description: 86 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: What's Michael?
Ideal cat
What is Michael?
Responsibility: story and art, Makoto Kobayashi ; translation, Dana Lewis & Lea Hernandez.

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Everyday cat and human interactions mingle with fantasy stories featuring the fat cat Michael and other felines. Described as "Japan's version of Garfield, Heathcliff, and Krazy Kat all rolled into one," Makoto Kobayashi's what's Michael? Mixes all too real feline folly with hilarious fantasy scenarios to create one of graphic fiction's true comedic originals. From the upsides of leftovers and air conditioning to the downsides of litter boxes and neutering, the laughs proceed without delay.

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