Daniel Clowes | Critical Review by Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Daniel Clowes.
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Critical Review by Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

SOURCE: Ivan-Zadeh, Larushka. “Fast Train to Weirdsville.” Guardian (16 November 2002): 29.

In the following review, Ivan-Zadeh offers a positive assessment of Daniel Clowes's “compelling” characterizations in David Boring, asserting that “this is Clowes at his mature best.”

Daniel Clowes's breakthrough book, Ghost World, was the tale of Enid and Rebecca, two cooler-than-thou teens caught in limbo between high school and the rest of their lives, and was hip in a way that only truly anti-hip stuff can be. With his crisp graphics, ironic tone and uncanny insight into teenage hell, 40-year-old Clowes has been creating two-dimensional characters with three-dimensional problems for years; but it was Ghost World's evocation of the particular pain of outgrowing childhood that really touched a chord. Serialised in Clowes's own comic, Eightball, and published here...

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