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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US SPECFIC DAV2013
Title: School Spirits
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Personal name: Davidson, Anya
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005091 checked in 2018-11-18 21:44:17

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Speculative Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 9781939799029
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Picturebox
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2013
Summary, etc. note: Chicago-based artist and musician Anya Davidson (born 1983) is the author of numerous zines and mini-comics and was a member of the cult favorite band Coughs. School Spirits is her idiosyncratic and captivating debut full-length graphic novel. Described by the author as “Beavis and Butthead meets James Joyce’s Ulysses,” it is the story of Oola, a high school student with an unusual connection to the supernatural. Comprised of four chapters, each deploying a different narrative technique, School Spirits is at once funny, sexy, mystical and, above all, utterly readable. Davidson’s crisp cartooning style makes even the strangest occurrences somehow seem plausible. This publication is sure to appeal to Davidson’s existing extensive underground following, as well as to fans of the farther reaches of contemporary graphic fiction.
Expansion of summary note: United States, American, Chicago, female, women, zines, Coughs, musician, idiosyncratic, high school, supernatural, humour, underground, humor, experimental, pulp-inspired, absurd, science fiction, punk, wordless, surreal, metal-inspired, identity, love, feminist, other dimensions, visceral battle sequences, mythological vision quests, gender, erotic, sexism, grotesque
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: November, 2018
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