The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch
A RomanceBook - 2014
"A dark and frightening fully painted novella, Mr. Punch tells the tale of a young boy's loss of innocence results from a horrific confrontation with his past. Spending a summer at his grandfather's seaside arcade, a troubled adolescent harmlessly becomes involved with a mysterious Punch and Judy Man and a mermaid-portraying woman. But when the violent puppet show triggers buried memories of the boy's family, the lives of all become feverishly intertwined. With disturbing mysteries and half-truths uncontrollably unraveling, the young boy is forced to deal with his family's dark secrets of violence, betrayal, and guilt. Written by New York Times best-selling novelist Neil Gaiman, with unwordly illustrations by artist Dave McKean, MR. PUNCH - 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION is the new deluxe cut of this landmark original graphic novel. Includes bonus material"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY :, DC Comics,, 2014
Edition: The 20th anniversary edition
Call Number: GN GAIMAN N
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Alternative Title: Mr. Punch