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The Quitter

Pekar, Harvey; Haspiel, Dean;Loughridge, Lee;Brosseau, Pat

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ISBN 10: 140120399X / ISBN 13: 9781401203993
Published by Dc Comics
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Light to moderate shelf wear. Complete. No apparent underlining/highlighting. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 829346

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Title: The Quitter

Publisher: Dc Comics

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Written by Harvey Pekar Art and cover by Dean Haspiel In this virtuoso graphic novel, Harvey Pekar - whose American Book Award-winning series American Splendor was the basis for the celebrated film of the same name - tells the story of his troubled teen years for the first time, when he would beat up any kid who looked at him wrong just to win the praise of his peers. And when he failed to impress, whether on the football team, in math class, in the Navy or on the job, he simply gave up. A true tour-de-force, THE QUITTER is the universal tale of a young man's search for himself through the frustrations, redemptions and complexities of ordinary life. With gritty, atmospheric artwork by indie-comics luminary Dean Haspiel (American Splendor, Opposable Thumbs), THE QUITTER is both Pekar's funniest and most heart-wrenching work yet, an unforgettable graphic novel for all those, like Pekar, who have tried, failed and lived to quit another day.

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Harvey Pekar, retired hospital file clerk and music critic, is best known for his autobiographical slice-of-life comic book series American Splendor, a first-person account of Pekar's downtrodden life. Dean Haspiel is the Eisner award-nominated artist of Billy Dogma, Opposable Thumbs and many more independent comics, including American Splendor.

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