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Distant Ruptures

Distant Ruptures

by CF, edited by Sammy Harkham, introduction by Gabriel Winslow-Yost, interview by Rob Goyanes

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Pulling from pulp, sci-fi, gag cartoons, fantasy, and thrillers, and populated by goblins, astronauts, magical thieves, and talking owls, CF’s comics break apart genres and forms, reassembling them into one-of-a-kind stories that reveal an immense imagination and boundary-pushing talent.

Christopher Forgues (better known as CF) roared into the indie comics scene in the early 2000s, producing some of the most exciting and influential work of the decade. His output was startlingly original and impressively prolific: Paper Radio, his collaboration with Ben Jones; his multi-part epic Powr Mastrs; and the shorter comics and zines now collected for the first time in Distant Ruptures. These comics, created using scratchy pencil and brilliant color, smudged Xeroxes and scraps of notepaper, capture the extraordinary range of CF's work.

Fellow cartoonist Sammy Harkham has gathered the best of them into this new collection, which also includes an introduction by Gabriel Winslow-Yost as well as a new interview with CF. Distant Ruptures offers readers their first chance to see the full scope of this remarkable era of CF's comics.

Additional Book Information

Series: New York Review Comics
ISBN: 9781681378695
Pages: 156
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The decade of essential work collected in Distant Ruptures contains a lifetime of radically beautiful ideas about how comics can be formatted, drawn, and transmitted in service to funny and terrifying narratives of erotics, humor, violence, and absurdity.
—Dan Nadel

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