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Asterios Polyp

5 Ratings: 4.0
A comic book by David by David Mazzucchelli

Asterios Polyp is a graphic novel style comic book by creator David Mazzuccheli, published by Pantheon Books in July 2009.   

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2 reviews about Asterios Polyp
review by . June 05, 2010
I quite liked the way this story is told. The splash of colors used made things very lively and sharp. Even for a graphic novel, it has some really memorable characters and deeply evocative character sketches. David Mazzucchelli has done a good job in developing some vivid characters. When the book starts, Asterios is portrayed as an arrogant teacher who thinks high of himself and spends much of his time teaching. When his apartment goes up in flames, he runs away from the life he knows and moves …
review by . February 15, 2010
An epic comic book... about an egotistical non-practicising architect
David Mazzuccheli is a veteran of the comic book industry. Indeed, in the flyleaf of Asterios Polyp says he's been making comic books all his life. He's best known in mainstream comics for his collaborations with Frank Miller in the 1980s. This was classic work - notably Daredevil: Born Again, and the sublime Batman: Year One; some of the best superhero comic books ever. While Miller has gone on to diminishing returns, with the almost parodic noir of Sin City, the disappointment of Dark …
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