Shaun Tan's "The Arrival" - BEAUTIFUL graphic nove

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Shaun Tan's "The Arrival" - BEAUTIFUL graphic nove

Post by maxoid » Mon Sep 17, 2007 2:54 pm

I just picked this up the other day on a whim, i guess it just came out. Absolutely freakin' gorgeous art, story brought a tear to my eye to be sure. Basically it's about immigration to a forgeign country, but what a country the man moves to!

most highly recommended.

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I tracked down Shaun's website here: http://www.shauntan.net/
picked up the book from Powells, link here but you could probably find it elsewhere.

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Post by Azzamckazza » Thu Sep 20, 2007 5:42 am

I too heartily endorse this beautiful book. Came out here in Australia almost a year ago now. Some of the art is breathtaking and the way he tells such a complex story with no words is a masterstroke. FIND AND LOOK!

You should also check out his books 'The Lost Thing' and "The Red Tree', both great little stories packed with insanely sublime art
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Post by jdalton » Fri Sep 21, 2007 8:51 pm

Awesome. I have a copy of his book The Rabbits, and it's really cool too.
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Post by roma » Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:32 pm

wow, I need to get a copy of that book.

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Post by Rocky » Thu Oct 04, 2007 8:53 am

Hey, because of your recommendation, I recently picked this book up and I LOVE IT. Thanks!
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Post by Kazu » Thu Oct 04, 2007 9:33 am

This book is great, and I love Shaun Tan's work.
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Post by TheHead » Fri Oct 05, 2007 8:47 am

Thats one talented artist!

Inspiring! thanx for sharing.

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Post by jshamblin » Mon Oct 08, 2007 10:54 am

What a find! Thanks for that. :)
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Post by jdalton » Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:34 pm

I finally read it. Good golly that's good. I cannot express in words how great that comic is.
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Post by geckochan » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:25 am

This looks remarkable, I'll have to get hold of a copy

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Post by maxoid » Fri Nov 09, 2007 9:03 pm

This book seems to be getting quite a bit of press. I just heard the author interviewed on PRI's "The World" today, with additional commentary by Scott McCloud.

Apparently the book is part of the curriculum in some elementary schools on the subject of immigration. Go comics go!

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Post by edcorrea » Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:36 am

It's already in my shopping car of amazon. I hope I can read it soon.
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Post by Brandon » Thu Dec 13, 2007 6:23 pm

The illustrations are incredible. It's truly a masterpiece of visual storytelling without words. It will really delight your imagination.

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