Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

By C. Tyler

Fantagraphics Books, Hardcover, 9781606994184, 104pp.

Publication Date: October 18, 2010

But back in the present, the cycle of family dysfunction continues as Carol's own daughter runs into her own trouble, leading Carol into further exploration of her family's buried traumas and sorrows with an expanded reprinting of the out-of-print The Hannah Story, Tyler's superb chronicle of the short life and accidental death of her older sister, a heart-rending story (named one of the 100 Best Comics of the 20th Century in aComics Journal survey) that in turn sheds light on her parents subsequent lives and patterns of behavior. Everything is connected, and the past is never just the past...

About the Author
Carol Tyler was born and raised in Chicago and now a resident of Cincinnati. She was one of the first women to emerge from the underground comix movement. Her collection Late Bloomer, created after abandoning comics for nearly 20 years, was named in several end-of-the-year "best of" lists, as was the first volume of You'll Never Know, which was also nominated for two 2010 Eisner Awards (Best Writer/Artist and Best Painter/Multimedia Artist).