Quimby the Mouse

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Cleverly appropriated old-fashioned animation imagery and advertising styles of the 1920s and 1930s are put to use in Quimby the Mouse at the service of modern vignettes of angst and existentialism. As this cartoon silhouette of a mouse ignominiously suffers at every turn, the spaces between the panels create despair and a Beckett-like rhythm of hope deceived and deferred (but never quite extinguished), buoying Quimby from page to page. Like Ware's first book, Jimmy Corrigan, Quimby is saturated with Ware's genius, ...

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Quimby the Mouse
2003, Fantagraphics Books, Seattle, Wash. : New York

ISBN-13: 9781560974857

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Quimby the Mouse
2003, Fantagraphics Books

ISBN-13: 9781560974550

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Quimby The Mouse
2003, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224072656

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