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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: NZ EVFIC HOR2010
Title: Hicksville
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Personal name: Horrocks, Dylan
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005131 checked in 2018-11-19 15:25:39

Additional Bibliographic Information:
Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Everyday Fiction
International Standard Book Number: 9781770460027
Edition statement: Collected edition.
Place of publication, distribution, etc.: Montreal, Quebec
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Drawn & Quarterly; Reissue edition
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2010
Extent: 260 pages
Summary, etc. note: Considered to be a classic by many, Hicksville was named a Book of the Year by The Comics Journal and received nominations for two Ignatz Awards, a Harvey Award, and two Alph-Art Awards (Best Album and the Critics' Prize). World-famous cartoonist Dick Burger has earned millions and become the most powerful man in the comics industry. However, behind his rapid rise to success there lies a dark and terrible secret, as biographer Leonard Batts discovers when he visits Burger's hometown of Hicksville in remote New Zealand. Hicksville is the kind of place where the locals treasure comics and the library stocks Action Comics #1.
Expansion of summary note: New Zealand, comics industry, meta, humour, non-linear, small town, homage, mystery, biographer, surreal
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