Hobo Mom #1
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Hobo Mom #1

Writer: Charles Forsman, Max de Radigues Artist: Charles Forsman, Max de Radigues Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Release Date: January 9, 2019 Cover Price: $14.99 Critic Reviews: 1
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Hobo Mom was collaborated on and drawn simultaneously by two cartoonists across the Atlantic: Charles Forsman, author of The End of the Fxxxing World (now a hit Netflix series), and Max de Radiguès, winner of a prestigious prize at the Angoulême International Festival of Comics for his 2018 graphic novel Bastard. Both of their clean line styles fit together perfectly to tell a sober and intimate story about an emotionally damaged family and the price of freedom.
Tom lives a simple life as a single father of pre-teen daughter Sissy, but their estranged wife and mother has chosen a much different path. Natasha hops trains and has become a more

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    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Apr 13, 2019

    HOBO MOM features a seamless collaboration between artist and writer as the pair combine to deliver a stripped-down story packed with nuance, emotion and understatement. Sometimes an unexplained longing for independence and freedom can be a painful experience for all involved, and while this isnt a romanticized story with a tacked-on happy ending, the stark reality of the situation and the beautiful complexity of the characters still makes it a thoroughly rewarding read. Read Full Review

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