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What would happen if William Faulkner, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, and Eugene O'Neill drew masterful strips for their Sunday comics pages? Frankly, we'll never know. But, in the meantime, we'll have "The Acme Novelty Library" and its eye-tearingly beautiful depictions of longing, despair, melancholy, disappointment, bleakness, lethargy, abandonment, and relentless parental cruelty. Not since Tosca has such utter emotional collapse been so ravishingly depicted. All of Ware's extraordinary cast of characters are here: Jimmy ...

The Acme Novelty Library 2007, Drawn & Quarterly, New York

ISBN-13: 9781897299173


The Acme Novelty Library 2005, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375422959


Acme Novelty Library 2005, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224077026

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The Acme Novelty Library 1998, Fantagraphics Books, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9781560972976

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