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Published by Drawn and Quarterly Books in Montreal, Canada .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Tom Gauld
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination94 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26222300M
ISBN 101770462546
ISBN 109781770462540
OCLC/WorldCa932060440

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  Like so many much-loved science-fiction stories, Tom Gauld’s Mooncop seems to be about this, but it’s really about that. In the case of Gauld’s comic, the this is a cop on the moon, and the that includes isolation, monotony, and obsolescence. Mooncop [is a] light, rueful comedy, whose motor is the absence of anything happening [ ] long, lovely silent passages Even when dreams don’t quite work out, the book suggests, it can still be possible to find beauty in them. The New York Times.   Mooncop is a slight tale, but Gauld’s deceptively simple panels and sparse, understated dialogue speak poetically about the deadening monotony of jobs and the pointlessness of existence. This is.   * Mooncop* Is a Requiem For a Forgotten Future Despite the jokes—and it is a very funny book— Mooncop has a particular melancholy to it, reflecting its creator's feeling about the way scientific.

Mooncop is equal parts funny and melancholy. capturing essential truths about humanity and making this a story of the past, present, and future, all in one.   “Mooncop” is one of those rare graphic novels that you have to pick up right after you have finished reading it. It is heartwarming, nostalgic and a beautiful meditation on life and /5(80). Download PDF Mooncop book full free. Mooncop available for download and read online in other formats. NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 's Great Reads. December 6, • The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more .