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Alec

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Alec

The Years Have Pants (a Life-Sized Omnibus)

By Eddie Campbell; Eddie Campbell (Artist)

Top Shelf Productions, Paperback, 9781603090254, 638pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2009

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Description
  • For the first time ever, the pioneering autobiographical comics of master cartoonist Eddie Campbell (From Hell) are collected in a single volume
  • Brilliantly observed and profoundly expressed, the ALEC stories present a version of Campbell's own life, filtered through the alter ego of "Alec MacGarry." Over many years, we witness Alec's (and Eddie's) progression "from beer to wine" -- wild nights at the pub, existential despair, the hunt for love, the quest for art, becoming a "responsible breadwinner," feeling lost at his own movie premiere, and much more Eddie's outlandish fantasies and metafictional tricks convert life into art, while staying fully grounded in his own absurdity.
  • This Life-Size Omnibus edition of ALEC includes all the stories from The King Canute Crowd, Three-Piece Suit, How to be an Artist, and After the Snooter, as well as the very early, out-of-print ALEC stories and a staggering amount of bonus material.
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