Everything Is Flammable #1

Everything Is Flammable #1

Writer: Gabrielle Bell Artist: Gabrielle Bell Publisher: Uncivilized Release Date: May 24, 2017 Cover Price: $25.95 Critic Reviews: 2
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The first full-length Graphic Memoir from one of the masters of the form. When her mother's remote home burns to the ground, leaving her with only the clothes on her back and a favorite dog, Gabrielle and her brother have to return to Northern California to help a woman who is a stranger to them both. And when her own apartment in Brooklyn is itself damaged in a fire, Gabrielle is forced to examine a past of violence and hardship, and confront a present that is making its own challenging demands. Told over the course of a year in her signature funny, digressive style, Everything is Flammable unfolds with a brutal yet vulnerable honesty more

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - Ryan C. (trashfilmguru) Jul 29, 2017

    I'll be thinking about " and returning to " this book for a long time to come, of that I have no doubt, and while there are no esoteric mysteries to unpack or hidden meanings to be deciphered interspersed throughout its pages, there is a cathartic expunging of very personal pain and confusion that plays out over the course of events here that results in something dangerously close to feeling like a tenuous sense of peace has been achieved " hell, earned " by all parties involved by the time all is said and done. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Sep 9, 2017

    Overall, an excellent book where the artist is not scared to be vulnerable, which is this tome was nothing but exquisite. The stories by Bell are relatable, sometimes hard to watch but ultimately leaves you rooting for her. The art by Bell feels very warm and intriguing. Altogether, a book that should be on everyones lap. Read Full Review

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