Cruel Summer (Graphic Novel)

Cruel Summer (Graphic Novel)
Sean Phillips, Ed Brubaker, Jacob Phillips
NZ$ 72.99
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NZ$ 62.04
h279 x 184mm - 288pg
18 Aug 2020 US
International import eta 7-19 days
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BRUBAKER & PHILLIPS' CRIMINAL epic, collected in agorgeous hardback edition. In the summer of' 88, Teeg Lawless comes home to plan the biggest heist of his career. But Teeg' sson Ricky and his friends are starting down the same dark path their fathers areon, and this is about to become the worst summer of their lives. An epic tale of tragedy handed down fromgeneration to generation, CRUEL SUMMER is a crime comic masterpiece from themost celebrated noir masters in the industry, creators of CRIMINAL, FATALE, KILLOR BE KILLED, and THE FADE OUT. CollectsCRIMINAL #1 and #5-12 in a beautiful new hardback edition with additionalbehind-the-scenes material.
LIBRARY JOURNAL (STARRED) --In the summer of 1988, viciouscareer criminal Teeg Lawless becomes infatuated with Jane, a mysterious conartist drawn to his ferocity, much to the chagrin of Teeg' s 16-year-old son,Ricky. Unnerved at seeing his father embrace something like domesticity, Rickybecomes increasingly reckless and erratic, alienating best friend Leo, a youngthief who prides himself on his overly cautious approach to criminal activity. Teeg enlists Leo' s father to help him pull off a major heist he believes willprovide him and Jane with a fresh start. But when Jane and Ricky form a bond,and a private detective obsessed with saving Jane from a life on the run arrivesin town, all involved are set on a collision course that can only end intragedy. VERDICT The powerhouse creative team ofBrubaker and Phillips (Pulp) combine elements of noir and coming-of-agestories in this psychologically and emotionally complex drama about desperatemen and women daring to strive for better lives in a violent world where hopeand love are dangerous liabilities.

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