Series: On VinylFirst Hand Tales from a Second Hand Record ShopPaperbackLorenz Peters9781772620290$15.00COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Oct 15, 2018
High Fidelity for a new generation. Living in Toronto has its challenges, especially when duct tape-wielding landlords and ever-encroaching developers are involved. For Lenny, the antidote to the chaos at home is the realization of a dream: opening a used record store with a carefully curated selection. He works hard, sneaking bites of cold noodles between customers, and politely tolerating even the most ridiculous requests. Unfortunately, Lenny's store isn't much more stable than his home life. Rent is sky-high, and sales are sporadic. Some ... + Read More
Inspired by the stories her father told her, Dénommé sketches a portrait of a Northern mining town in the late 1970s. Shifts in the uranium mine last 100 days, then workers have two weeks to adjust to civilization before returning. The pay is good, the work is grueling but they can all be found drinking heavily on a Saturday night. Life is hollow, one shift at a time, waiting for the depletion of resources -- natural or human. The book never loses focus of the main character as he struggles with his lifestyle choice. It is a quiet but powerful ... + Read More
A poignant account of an alcoholic father who drags his family into misfortune, The Vagabond Valise is the heart-breaking autobiographical story of Siris, represented by his chicken-headed alter ego. Siris paints a sincere and poetic portrait of his troubled childhood, in and out of foster homes, but also of the working-class, post-war Quebec where it took place. Ten years in the making, The Vagabond Valise is the first graphic novel from a founding father of the Quebec comix underground.
Series: FLEMPaperbackRebecca Rosen9781772620283$20.00COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS Oct 09, 2018
Julia Marten's a mess: she's running out of inheritance money, failing out of art school, and haunted by the ghost of her depressed mother. And then there's the compulsive nose-picking thing... When Julia meets a group of radical feminist performance artists in a Brussels squat, she is convinced by their political perspective and enchanted by their counter-cultural lifestyle. But has she found her tribe... or lost her mind?
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