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Ghost World has become a cultural and generational touchstone, and continues Originally serialized in the pages of the seminal comic book. Ghost World is director Terry Zwigoff's follow-up (against all advice!) to his award- winning feature documentary, Crumb (), about the underground comic. myavr.info: Ghost World s/c (): Daniel Clowes: Books. The comic book is darker and monochromatic, versus the movie's beautiful use of.
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The very famous Ghost World is a must read for fans of graphic novels but is certainly not for everyone, it's for fans of the more intellectual graphic novels that rose to prominence during the late 80s and 90s.
The story follows two High School age girls as they go thorough that awkward phase of life from High School to Adulthood, while that sounds like a terribly cliched theme, the stories in Ghost World are unique and range from somber to humorous. While I really enjoyed the very short volume, I can understand why some readers may not enjoy the overall experience. The characters are often cruel and nihilistic in how they view everything around them and their interactions with others is often short and mean.
Certainly, it is not a requirement to like every character in a text, but it can be off putting for some readers.
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The characters do grow over the stories and I really enjoyed the very quick read the whole text can be read over a few hours or in a sitting, fans of the movie will also enjoy this although the film has a more complete narrative.
I recommend this to fans of graphic novels and fans of independent films, music and books. This comic beautifully illustrates the beginning of the tragic "middle period" between being a teenager and an adult, but luckily the jaded, angsty and hilarious observations of Enid and Rebecca have you in stitches the whole time.
Although they are already aware of the scam that is adulthood, these two show their vulnerability when faced with the inevitable existential crisis that having to grow up presents. Easily one of the best novels I've ever read, graphic or otherwise. Hate changed to color seemingly because Fantagraphics figured that real Amurricans want their comics in color, dammit. But color doesn't do anything for Pete Bagge.
Clowes's color accomplishes the same minor task-- getting past the flatness of black and white-- but without the descent into paint-by-numbers banality that's the fate of most American color comics. I can't help pointing out that Clowes doesn't seem interested in drawing arms-- it's heads that turn him on-- and this occasionally makes the figures look a bit strange.
But-- it just doesn't matter. It gives the drawings that patented Eightball feeling-- the sense that Clowes's muse lives in the '50s, as Seth's lives in the '40s. You could imagine Ghost World as a quiet, edgy little indy film Read it now so you can complain about it once it comes out. Scott McCloud: Zot!
Would you read this if McCloud hadn't come out with Understanding Comics? Maybe not. But Zot!
Review: “Ghost World”
Enid takes an interest in playing pranks on other people, purely for her own benefit, especially a classmate named Josh who she attempts to seduce. Clowes said of Enid's character: "When I started out I thought of her as this id creature Then I realized halfway through that she was just more vocal than I was, but she has the same kind of confusion, self-doubts and identity issues that I still have — even though she's 18 and I'm 39!
The bus stop she goes to for the journey, carrying one small suitcase, is marked 'Not In Service'. This is the same stop she and Rebecca had watched Norman, an old man wearing a formal black suit in the heat of the day, wait day after day for a bus.
When the girls finally ask why he waits where a bus never arrives, Norman explains his deceased wife used to take this bus. When Enid remarks he's always going to be there waiting, he responds he's leaving town.
Norman however carries no luggage. Finally one day Enid watches as an empty bus without a destination does pull up to the 'Not In Service' stop and carries Norman away, never seen again in the film.
Enid is also picked up at the same place by a bus is similar to Norman's and again out of sync with its environment: a decades-retired vintage, devoid of other passengers, without a destination marked, and remarkably for Enid's heavily oppressive commercial landscape, no advertising placards. In a interview,  Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff were asked if the ending of the film adaptation was a metaphor for suicide.
Daniel replied "Yeah, it could be. It's hard to figure out why people have that response. The first time I heard that I said, 'What? You're out of your mind. What are you talking about? Pussey is a self-important, nerdy superhero comics artist, and the book ends in the future as Pussey dies alone and unloved, with Rebecca and Enid as two bitter crones in his rest home going through his possessions.
When they discover his stash of "silly books" comic books , they wonder, "What would a grown man want with such foolishness? Rebecca Doppelmeyer[ edit ] Rebecca Doppelmeyer is Enid's best friend. Rebecca lives with her grandmother and acts as a caretaker to her. She has a bit more mainstream personality — while Enid enjoys more peculiar things in life, Rebecca enjoys things that most teenage girls of her age would take an interest in; for example, she reads a popular teen magazine, and is also more interested in men, and is described by Enid as "a skinny blonde WASP " and therefore embodies "what every Middle American guy wants".
Rebecca and Enid spend much of the novel hanging out around the town together and making fun of others.
In the end of the novel, Rebecca matures into a sensible young woman and pursues a relationship with Josh in place of her friendship with Enid as the two characters grow apart as they mature from teenagers into young adults.
Minor characters[ edit ] Beyond Enid and Rebecca, there are many minor and recurring characters in the comic strip: Josh, a soft-spoken employee at a self-service convenience store. Both Enid and Rebecca are infatuated with him at different points in the story. Melorra, an overachieving , perky and popular classmate of Enid and Rebecca who seems to unexpectedly appear out of the blue wherever Enid and Rebecca may be.
Bob Skeetes, an astrologer that early in the book is referred to as the "creepy Don Knotts guy". Oomi, Rebecca's fragile old grandmother, with whom Rebecca lives.No throbbing forehead veins.
They cling to the familiar, despite wanting to grow up. Sure, this one started it all but it is interesting to see where the screenwriter's words maintained such a close fidelity to Clowes's vision; keeping the same spirit of the book in the movie is a wonder to behold. The characters do grow over the stories and I really enjoyed the very quick read the whole text can be read over a few hours or in a sitting, fans of the movie will also enjoy this although the film has a more complete narrative.
Ghost World GW is the first graphic novel by Clowes that I have had the pleasure of reading, and all I can say is that it is a delight from cover to cover.
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