Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Building Stories by Chris Ware

$28 Building Stories by Chris Ware book

I'm a huge fan of Chris Ware's graphic novels and whole style of illustration.
His earlier book, Jimmy Corrigan, is amazing in the way the story unfolds and how the images and the mood can create such a complete and realistic tone and world.

I'm sure his new book will be as well-crafted and compelling.

Building Stories is coming out Oct 2 and you can pre-order it on Amazon now.
Here's the description from Amazon:
After years of sporadic work on other books and projects and following the almost complete loss of his virility, it's here: a new graphic novel by Chris Ware.

Building Stories imagines the inhabitants of a three-story Chicago apartment building: a 30-something woman who has yet to find someone with whom to spend the rest of her life; a couple, possibly married, who wonder if they can bear each other's company another minute; and the building's landlady, an elderly woman who has lived alone for decades. Taking advantage of the absolute latest advances in wood pulp technology, Building Stories is a book with no deliberate beginning nor end, the scope, ambition, artistry and emotional prevarication beyond anything yet seen from this artist or in this medium, probably for good reason.


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