The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch

The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch

A Romance

Graphic Novel - 1995
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A dark and frightening fully painted novella, MR. PUNCH tells the tale of a young boy's loss of innocence results from a horrific confrontation with his past. Spending a summer at his grandfather's seaside arcade, a troubled adolescent harmlessly becomes involved with a mysterious Punch and Judy Man and a mermaid-portraying woman. But when the violent puppet show triggers buried memories of the boy's family, the lives of all become feverishly intertwined. With disturbing mysteries and half-truths uncontrollably unraveling, the young boy is forced to deal with his family's dark secrets of violence, betrayal, and guilt.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Vertigo/DC Comics, 1995.
Edition: 1st paperback ed.
ISBN: 9781563892462
1563892464
Branch Call Number: GRAPHIC Gaiman Neil
Characteristics: [96] p. :,col. ill. ;,30 cm.
Additional Contributors: McKean, Dave

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LadyDi52
Apr 10, 2015

Wickedly wonderful

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waltzingechidna
Sep 30, 2013

A dark look at how the secrets adults keep affect the life of a young boy who lives very much inside his own head. Though the protagonist is a child, this book is written for adults and older teens. Mysterious and beautiful.

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Sep 30, 2013

waltzingechidna thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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