Jar of Fools TPB (1994 Incomplete Edition) comic books
Incomplete Edition (Penny Dreadful Press) - 1st printing. By Jason Lutes. Ernie is an alcoholic stage magician haunted by lost love and his brother's suicide. He's hooked up with his senile mentor in a last ditch effort to sort his life out. Esther is numb with grief, working a dead end job while her heart atrophies. Nathan Lender is a small-time grifter living on his wits and in a car with his twelve-year-old daughter, Claire. These people have run out of escape tricks and when chance brings them together they discover that love can perform miracles. A meditation on love and loss, and magic. Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 9-in., 70 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.95.