Extra Issues – Fantagraphics #4: My Favorite Thing is Monsters (2017) & Monsters (2021)

Zackula, Charlacabra, and Tiffany “Blah!”-bb are covering two monstrous graphic novels:

– My Favorite Thing is Monsters (2017) by Emil Ferris

– Monsters (2021) by Barry Windsor Smith

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Topics discussed:
– How much does the authorial vs. character voice matter to the success of My Favorite Thing is Monsters?
– Is Monsters a genre work or literary work? Both? Neither?
– What do both these books have in common besides their titles? More than you think!

Upcoming episodes in our Fantagraphics miniseries:
– Black Hole/ Dementia 21
– Love & Rockets (Gilbert Hernandez)
– Love and Rockets Library Editions:
– Heartbreak Soup
– Human Diastrophism
– Beyond Palomar

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