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- DescriptionPalookaville 22 is an all-new collection of work from It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken's Seth. This instalment of Seth's critically acclaimed one-man anthology features an autobiographical comic about Seth's childhood, part four of his long-running Clyde Fans se--rial, a photo essay about a barbershop he designed, and a comic strip about the art of barbering. Nothing Lasts revisits Seth's childhood in 1960s Ontario, with a special focus on the salvation that he found in library books and drug-store comics. Drawn in the sketchbook style Seth popularized in his books Wimbledon Green and The Great Northern Brotherhood of Canadian Cartoonists, Nothing Lasts offers a glimpse at the agonies of adolescence for a shy, often alienated, small-town teen. The Clyde Fans chapter included here shows the conclusion of brothers Abe and Simon Matchcard's first lengthy conversation, and Abe's pensive, self-questioning mood as he drives back to Dominion to meet up with his old flame, Alice. Rounding out the collection is a photo essay on Seth's wife's barbershop, The Crown Barber--shop, and a short story in comics form about barbering. Palookaville 22 displays the range of Seth's cartooning and design career, and is a thing of beauty from cover to cover.
- Author BiographySeth has been producing comic art for twenty years. His books include It's a Good Life If You Don't Weaken, Wimbledon Green, and George Sprott. Apart from comics, he is the illustrator on the Lemony Snicket All the Wrong Questions series. He is also the designer behind the Complete Peanuts series. From his home in Guelph, Ontario, he does illustrations for numerous magazines, including the New Yorker.
- PublisherDrawn and Quarterly
- Date of Publication02/04/2015
- SubjectGraphic Novels: General
- Place of PublicationMontreal
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintDrawn and Quarterly
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight499 g
- Width159 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine18 mm
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