A Body Beneath: Collecting Issues of the Comic Book Series "Lose" (Lose)
By: Michael Deforge (author)Hardback
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"A Body Beneath" collects issues two through five of Michael DeForge's multi-award winning anthology "Lose." DeForge's singular vision reveals the menace in the mundane, the humor in the horrific. He has crafted a phantasmagoria of stories that feature a spider-infested pet horse head, post-apocalyptic dogs dealing with existential angst, the romantic undertones of a hired hit, and more.Michael DeForge was born in Ottawa, Ontario. He currently lives and works in Toronto as a cartoonist, commercial illustrator, and as an effects, props, and character designer for the hit Cartoon Network program "Adventure Time."
Michael DeForge was born in 1987 in Ottawa, Ontario. He currently lives and works in Toronto as a cartoonist, commercial illustrator, and as a designer for the hit Cartoon Network program "Adventure Time." Past illustration clients include "The Believer," "Vice," "New York Times Magazine," and "The Walrus." His one-person anthology series "Lose" has received great critical and commercial success and is published by Koyama Press. "Lose #1" won in the Best Emerging Talent category at the 2010 Doug Wright Awards, and "Lose #3" won the 2011 Ignatz Award for Outstanding Comic. "Lose #4" was released in Spring 2012, and was nominated for the Eisner Award for Best Single Issue (or One-Shot). The fifth installment was released in Spring 2013. His web comic strip "Ant Comic" was serialized weekly and will be collected into a graphic novel by Drawn and Quarterly upon its completion. DeForge s work blends an encyclopedic knowledge of cartooning with a range of influences that include Jack Kirby, Eduardo Munoz Bachs, Mark Newgarden, and Hideshi Hino."
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