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My favorite thing is monsters. Book one / Emil Ferris.

My favorite thing is monsters. Book one

Ferris, Emil, author, illustrator. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Madison Square Graphic Novel Ferris v.1 (Text) 31307023043104 Graphic Novel Checked out 06/07/2019
Main Graphic Novel Ferris v.1 (Text) 31307022942801 Graphic Novel Checked out 06/25/2019
Seymour Graphic Novel Ferris v.1 (Text) 31307023043146 Graphic Novel Checked out 06/18/2019
Van Belkum Graphic Novel Ferris v.1 (Text) 31307023043112 Graphic Novel Checked out 07/03/2019

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  • ISBN: 9781606999592
  • ISBN: 1606999591
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First Fantagraphics Books Edition.
  • Publisher: Seattle, Washington : Fantagraphics Books, 2016.

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"Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late '60s Chicago, and narrated by 10-year-old Karen Reyes, Monsters is told is told through a fictional graphic diary employing the iconography of B-movie horror imagery and pulp monster magazines. As the precocious Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her beautiful and enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, we watch the interconnected and fascinating stories of those around her unfold"--Front cover flap.
Subject: Girls > Comic books, strips, etc.
Murder > Investigation > Comic books, strips, etc.
Nineteen sixties > Comic books, strips, etc.
Chicago (Ill.) > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Comic books, strips, etc > United States.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)

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My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
by Ferris, Emil (Artist, Author)
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My Favorite Thing Is Monsters


Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late '60s Chicago, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters is the fictional graphic diary of 10-year-old Karen Reyes, filled with B-movie horror and pulp monster magazines iconography. Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, while the interconnected stories of those around her unfold. When Karen's investigation takes us back to Anka's life in Nazi Germany, the reader discovers how the personal, the political, the past, and the present converge.

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