Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron #1
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Like a Velvet Glove Cast in Iron #1

Writer: Daniel Clowes Artist: Daniel Clowes Publisher: Fantagraphics Books Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - [author-name] Apr 18, 2012

    This is a great graphic novel, but it's still a flawed work. Like a Velvet Glove is an early work by a creator who will later become one of the artform's greatest creators. There are themes and moments in this book that will be revisited in Clowes's later works, and revisited in smarter and more focused ways in some of his newer and greater works. Daniel Clowes is clearly building his skillset in this book, as he works on his art style, story progression and thematic obsessions. But it's still an incredible work of art that shifted my perceptions of the world a bit as well. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Sacks Apr 19, 2012

    This is a great graphic novel, but it's still a flawed work. Like a Velvet Glove is an early work by a creator who will later become one of the artform's greatest creators. There are themes and moments in this book that will be revisited in Clowes's later works, and revisited in smarter and more focused ways in some of his newer and greater works. Daniel Clowes is clearly building his skillset in this book, as he works on his art style, story progression and thematic obsessions. But it's still an incredible work of art that shifted my perceptions of the world a bit as well. Read Full Review

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