Here (Pantheon Graphic Novels) (Hardcover)

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Bookseller: Zazu
Title: Here


One word. Whoa.

I’m going to have to reread that. Is read the right word though? View. Experience. Follow. Live. I don’t want to re…whatever it because it’s confusing, by the way. No. It’s wonderful. It’s the kind of wonderful that fragments reality, piece by tiny glass piece, so that by the time you close the book it just barely dawns on you that your mind is irrevocably blown. Life has taken on a new depth, it has expanded to include many worlds that you’d never considered before.

This is just so amazing. This is life.

— From Zazu's Past Picks 1


From one of the great comic innovators, the long-awaited fulfillment of a pioneering comic vision. Richard McGuire's Here is the story of a corner of a room and of the events that have occurred in that space over the course of hundreds of thousands of years.

(With full-color illustrations throughout.)

About the Author

Richard McGuire is a regular contributor to The New Yorker. His work has appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney's, Le Monde, and Libération. He has written and directed for two omnibus feature films: Loulou et Autre Loups (Loulou and Other Wolves, 2003) and Peur(s) du Noir (Fear[s] of the Dark, 2007). He has also designed and manufactured his own line of toys, and he is the founder and bass player of the band Liquid Liquid. The six-page comic Here, which appeared in 1989 in Raw magazine, volume 2, number 1, was immediately recognized as a transformative work that would expand the possibilities of the comic medium. Its influence continues to be felt twenty-five years after its publication.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780375406508
ISBN-10: 0375406506
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Publication Date: December 9th, 2014
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Pantheon Graphic Novels