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99 Ways to Tell a Story By Matt Madden

99 Ways to Tell a Story
by Matt Madden

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Presents a series of one-page comics that tell the same story in a variety of ways. Inspired by Raymond Queneau's 1947 work, which told a simple story in ninety-nine different styles and genres, this work uses varying points of view, visual and verbal parodies, even reshuffling of the elements of the story.
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99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style by Matt Madden

A series of engrossing one page comics that tells the same story ninety nine different ways Matt Madden's 99 Ways to Tell a Story is a series of one-page comics that tell the same story in a variety of ways

Inspired by Raymond Queneau's 1947 work of the same title, which told a simple story in ninety-nine different styles and genres - haiku, sonnet, book jacket blurb - Madden does the same but in different styles of comics - Marvel superhero, R. Crumb, Herge, even as a map or the Bayeux Tapestry. Or he uses varying points of view, visual and verbal parodies, even radical reshuffling of the elements of the story. The result is funny, inspiring, and genuinely clever.

'Delightful, intriguing and compelling. 99 Ways to Tell a Story is a zany masterpiece that reads like a convergence of Robert Louis Stevenson, Italo Calvino and Action Comics' Harry Mathews

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99 Ways to Tell a Story Reviews


Pure formalist fun from one of American comics' most inventive minds, 99 Ways to Tell a Story is a smart and funny exploration of comics' many layers -- Scott McLoud, author of Understanding Comics
Delightful, intriguing and compelling. 99 Ways to Tell a Story is a zany masterpiece that reads like a convergence of Robert Louis Stevenson, Italo Calvino and Action Comics -- Harry Mathews

About Matt Madden


Matt Madden is the author of Black Candy and Odds Off. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the author and cartoonist Jessica Abel.

Additional information

GOR001198498
99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style by Matt Madden
Matt Madden
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2006-07-06
208
0224079255
9780224079259
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.