Doctors #1

Doctors #1

Writer: Dash Shaw Artist: Dash Shaw Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Release Date: October 1, 2014 Cover Price: $16.99 Critic Reviews: 1
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This new graphic novel from acclaimed cartoonist Dash Shaw (Bottomless Belly Button, BodyWorld, New School) is his most taut book to date. Doctorsfocuses on death, bereavement and knowing when to let go. Part science-fiction thriller, part family drama, part morality play for the 21st century, and quite possibly Shaw's best book to date.

  • 9.2
    Multiversity Comics - Sam LeBas Oct 2, 2014

    The deceptive simplicity of this book's voice is echoed in the artwork. Comprised of high contrast drawings, the art allows the difficult and weighty themes of the book to come into focus. Emotionally evocative and often unexpected the perspectives showcased in the visual components of "Doctors" are pleasantly engaging at times, and uncomfortably disorienting at others. Using backgrounds of various solid colors in lieu of plain white, Shaw creates instantly recognizable atmospheres. These saturated colors help reinforce the mood of each page or scene. Dreamy and expressive, Shaw's illustration sets the story just outside reality, while capturing the essential qualities of the familiar. Read Full Review

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