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Billy Hazelnuts

By: Fantagraphics Books

Type: Hardcover

Product Line: Graphic Novels - Humorous (Fantagraphics Books)

Last Stocked on 2/1/2016

Product Info

Title
Billy Hazelnuts
Category
Author
Tony Millionaire
Publish Year
2006
Pages
112
Dimensions
6.5x9x.45"
Type
Hardcover

Description

An original graphic novel from the creator of Maakies and Sock Monkey.

Tony Millionaire, creator of Sock Monkey and one of America's most popular weekly comic strips, Maakies, delivers his first original graphic novel for Fantagraphics, Billy Hazelnuts. Billy Hazelnuts transmutes nursery rhymes and the golem myth into a storybook about Becky, girl scientist, her friend Billy Hazelnuts (who was created from cooking ingredients by tailless mice), and their journey to find the missing moon while battling an evil steam-driven alligator with a seeing-eye skunk.

Millionaire fuses the darker spirit of older fairy tales with an absurdist adventure story, throws gender politics into the mix, and brings it to life with his dementedly charming and meticulous drawing style that is utterly transporting. Billy Hazelnuts features all-new characters, a first for Millionaire after building a tremendous following for his Sock Monkey and Maakies characters, which is sure to delight existing fans as well as introduce an entirely new audience to his breathtaking line and imagination. Black-white comics throughout

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