Frogcatchers #1
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Frogcatchers #1

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Jeff Lemire Publisher: Gallery 13 Release Date: September 25, 2019 Cover Price: $22.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 5
9.5Critic Rating
9.6User Rating

Experience a surreal descent into one man's psychosis in this haunting and chilling graphic novel from Jeff Lemire, the New York Times-bestselling author of Roughneck and Sweet Tooth. A man wakes up alone in a strange room with no recollection of who he is or how he got there. The padlocked doors and barren lobby reinforce the strangeness of this place. This is, as he reads from an old-fashioned keychain beside his bed, the Edgewater Hotel. Even worse, something ominous seems to be lurking in one of the rooms. But when he meets a young companion-the only other soul in this vast, enveloping emptiness-his new friend begs hi more

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Mateo Guerrero Sep 25, 2019

    Overall, Frogcatchers stands as another must-read graphic novel from one of comics' most daring creators. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Jason A. Fleece Sep 24, 2019

    Frogcatchers is very different from Lemires mainstream work at DC and Marvel and Dark Horse. Its not slick and shiny, and it doesnt spell things out for the reader. Instead, it offers something far more vibrant and more profound. Highly recommended for a reader willing to engage. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Sequential Planet - Adrian Marcello Oct 16, 2019

    Another home run for Jeff Lemire. Short and sweet, and packs an emotional punch that very few artists can accomplish. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Crusaders - Daniel Clark Nov 22, 2019

    Memory is this tricky thing where the importance of an event is not a guarantee of remembrance. What Jeff Lemire appears to be doing with Frogcatchers is to ask the ultimate why question to find comfort in the realization of human mortality. It is an intimate look a momentous question and continues Jeff Lemire's streak of being one of the most thought-provoking creators in comics today. Read Full Review

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