Mother's Mouth GN (2007) comic books
1st printing. Story and art by Dash Shaw. From the Eisner Award-nominated creator of Bottomless Belly Button, the recipient of rave reviews from mainstream media like The New York Times and Publishers Weekly! In a pre-Katrina New Orleans, a woman starts dating a younger man who reminds her of her deceased ex-boyfriend. They begin re-enacting scenes from her previous relationship as a psychodrama to correct her haunting past. Replete with Pac-Man ghost spirits, Michael Jackson, children's drawings and deathtrap sandboxes, The Mother's Mouth is a smarter, unsentimental Blankets that will be the ultimate weirdo romance book. This startling comic/tragedy book comes from the artist The Comics Journal describes as "the scarily young and skillful Dash Shaw." Softcover, 7-in. x 7-in., 128 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $12.95.