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My New York Diary

My New York Diary Description:

div p b THE CLASSIC GRAPHIC NOVEL BACK IN PRINT b br br Back in print is the classic graphic novel by the acclaimed though no longer working in comics iconic artist Julie Doucet In one of the first contemporary graphic novels Doucet abruptly packs her bags and moves to New York Trouble follows her in the form of a jealous boyfriend insecurity about her talent her worsening epilepsy and a tendency to self medicate with booze and drugs p div

Rating: 3.44 out of 5

My Most Secret Desire

My Most Secret Desire Description:

div b One of the most promising of the younger graphic novelists Charles McGrath i The New York Times Magazine i b div div br Considered by many to be the most influential female cartoonist ever Julie Doucet created an iconic body of work in the ten short years she solely devoted herself to her trailblazing comic book series i Dirty Plotte i Her comics are densely inked and detailed with a pulsating neurosis from a decidedly female point of view that set the comic book world on its head when the series debuted Doucet returns to comics after a five year hiatus with a reworked edition of her dream journal i My Most Secret Desire i complete with never before published material div div br i My Most Secret Desire i is considered to be Doucet s most innovative work exploring the longings pressures and exploits of the feminine subconscious Nightmarish tales of pregnancy menstruation sex changes and boyfriends haunt Doucet s nocturnal psyche with a feverish and surreal pitch div

Rating: 3.63 out of 5

365 Days

365 Days Description:

b A year in the life of a world renowned artist b br br br Despite Julie Doucet s renunciation of her comics centric lifestyle more than five years ago i Days i is imbued with the iconic talent and studied aesthetic of her seminal comic book series i Dirty Plotte i which catapulted her into being one of the world s greatest cartoonists This visual journal starting in late is an idiosyncratic collision of her various creative interests wherein personal narrative collage and drawing begin to tell the story of her pursuits into printmaking and beyond chronicling her maturation as a mid career artist and her fluid extension into a broader arts community br br br Now exhibiting internationally Doucet blurs the boundaries between high art illustration craft and comics where panel borders once divided pages collage creeps in events and doodles merge recollection and narrative blend with the abstract The surreal neurosis of her comics has subsided to reveal a more relaxed creativity that is unrestricted by form or definition and is as engaging as ever

Rating: 3.34 out of 5

Lève ta jambe, mon poisson est mort! (Lift Your Leg, My Fish is Dead!)

Lève ta jambe, mon poisson est mort! (Lift Your Leg, My Fish is Dead!) Description:

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Rating: 3.28 out of 5

The Madame Paul Affair

The Madame Paul Affair Description:

Julie Doucet and her boyfriend find a new apartment with cheap rent and a string of nutty neighbors One ex con breaks out of his apartment by smashing his own window Another man attempts to kill himself by stuffing his head in a gas oven But perhaps the oddest person of all is the landlady herself Madame Paul who one day mysteriously disappears br

Rating: 3.32 out of 5

Long Time Relationship

Long Time Relationship Description:

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Rating: 3.63 out of 5

Dirty Plotte # 1 (Second Printing)

Dirty Plotte # 1 (Second Printing) Description:

Perhaps one of the only books to have received a tip of the hat from publications as diverse as Ms and Screw Dirty Plotte was for eight years a forum for Julie Doucet s irrepressible comics These intensely drawn strips explore some of Doucet s deepest and most bizarre fantasies from masturbation with cookies given to her by her mother of course to various unlikely scenarios of her life as a man In later issues Doucet explored more complex themes these stories of love passion and seemingly endless cycles of bad relationships are told with an unflinching candor and honesty and drawn with Doucet s characteristic eye for obsessive detail

Rating: 3.80 out of 5

Dirty Plotte # 2 (Second Printing)

Dirty Plotte # 2 (Second Printing) Description:

In this issue Julie gives her views on breast cancer cannibalism man s best friend and her very first english lesson Also terrifying nightmares attempted suicides and painful self portraits pages First printing March Second printing July For mature readers

Rating: 3.46 out of 5

My New New York Diary

My New New York Diary Description:

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Rating: 3.65 out of 5

Dirty Plotte # 6

Dirty Plotte # 6 Description:

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Rating: 3.38 out of 5