Shadowland /written and Drawn by Kim Deitch

Shadowland /written and Drawn by Kim Deitch

Book - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
A graphic novel whose narrative spans from the late nineteenth century to the present day, and from Hollywood to an alien spacecraft thousands of miles from Earth, continues the story of the Ledickers--Al, the sleazy carnival owner; his unfortunate clown-faced son, Al, Jr.; his sister Emily, now the whip-wielding Lady Wyndham; and his ex-wife, Kewpie the midget. Original.

Norton Pub
by Kim Deitch
Over a hundred years ago, a scout ship from a mysterious alien vessel crash-landed on Earth. It was discovered by a seven-year-old boy named Al Ledicker, and the story that followed is one that veteran underground cartoonist Kim Deitch (Boulevard) has chronicled for the last 20 years in a series of interrelated stories that have appeared in a variety of magazines. Collected for the first time, Shadowland offers a narrative which ranges from the late 19th century to (more or less) to the present day. Delineated in Deitch's charming, uniquely retro style, Shadowland is a tumble down the rabbit hole of sexy Hollywood starlets, little green (actually, gray) aliens, flying pigs and performing elephants, incest, murder, and eternal youth.

Publisher: Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics Books ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Norton, c2006
ISBN: 9781560977711
Characteristics: vii, 180 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm


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