In the meantime, I dont know if I could really recommend this comic to anyone outside of what must be a small subset of comics readers, meeting in the center of a strange Venn diagram containing those interested in art methods (theres plenty of discussion of brushes and pens, the kind of thing that makes my eyes glaze over), Dave Sim fans who dont get offended when he discusses women (he seems to avoid controversy for the most part, but when a noted misogynist touches on topics like anorexia, one wonders if a can of worms is being opened), and photo-realistic art enthusiasts (and it must be said that whatever you feel about the words, the art is spectacular). Or maybe its just for those who are morbidly curious whether it will just be a train wreck. Read Full Review
Sim ends up with a collection of underdeveloped, lightweight pseudo-parodies that fail and several legitimately interesting comments on the history of photorealist art and comic strips. Had he devoted the entire comic to his digressions on Alex Raymond and Al Williamson and attempts to replicate that style, "Glamourpuss" might be worth reading (if you're interested in the artistic process), but he sabotages the better parts of this comic with limp, irrelevant parodies. This certainly isn't "Cerebus," and it certainly isn't like any other comic you've ever read. But that certainly doesn't make it any good. Read Full Review
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