The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr Punch - Neil Gaiman Reviews
Description:ISBN 0747588449 / Genre: Graphic Novel / Author: Neil Gaiman / Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC / Released: 16.10.2006 / A young boy ... more
The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr Punch - Neil Gaiman ... stumbles across a Punch and Judy show at the pier one day and thus enters a world of extraordinary magic. A story unfolds in which the boy is forced to confront family secrets, strange puppets and a nightmarish world of violence and betrayal in this dark fable of childhood and growing up.
Newest Review: ... grandfather's arcade of amusements, including a Punch and Judy stall from a mysterious character. Tales of his family that ... more
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Neil Gaiman The Tragical Comedy or ComicalTragedy of Mr. Punch
Pages: 96, Paperback, Gollancz
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by - written on 04/12/11 (Very useful, 32 readings)
The considerable talents of Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean come together in this delightfully macabre telling of Punch and Judy, using the front of a tale of childhood memory to give us something very dark and riveting. At times, McKean's artwork is difficult to take in, as is the script type and wording used from Gaiman, but it's supposed to make you take your time and digest the whole thing fully. It's not an easy one to stomach, and traditional glossy comic book lovers will find this a whole different kettle of fish. The narrator recounts a small period of time from his childhood, remembering his grandfather's arcade of amusements, including a Punch and Judy ... Read the complete review