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Gomer Goof Vol 5: Goofball Season

By Franquin Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184625 For me, what’s most enjoyable about Gomer Goof is Franquin’s deliciously detailed drawing. The panels are chock-full of manic movement, dramatic expressions and little extras that the page pulses with life. Franquin’s an extraordinary cartoonist and made more interesting in that he writes the tales too. Each page is […]

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Gomer Goof Vol 3: Gone With The Goof!

By Franquin  Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184090 Franquin’s absurdly useless creation returns for another volume. By now we’re all quite familiar with Gomer’s world and place of work, so certain repeating gags and call-backs just keep working better and better. As featured on the cover, this book features Gomer’s efforts to make a new musical instrument […]

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Spirou & Fantasio 14: The Clockmaker & The Comet

By Tome & Janry Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849184045 Part of what makes the Spirou and Fantasio books such a pleasurable read is the breadth of their adventures, from dangerous dictatorships to ribald robots. With this new book we get a brilliantly scripted and exquisitely drawn time travel tale complete with a future descendent of the […]

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Spirou & Fantasio Vol 12: Who Will Stop Cyanide?

By Tome & Janry Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183550 Whether it’s the earlier adventures or these more contemporary tales told by Tome and Janry, Spirou & Fantasio is a manic, frenetic comic adventure from beginning to end every time. This story opens with a brilliantly depicted segment of Fantasio attempting to return a camera that sets […]

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