My Heroes Have Always Been Junkies Tp (Mr) (04/15/2020)


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(W) Brubaker, Ed (A) Phillips, Sean (C) Phillips, Sean
StockID: 144679 Diamond#: MAR200026

Newsweek's Best Comic Books of 2018 Thrillist's Best Comics & Graphic Novels of 2018 ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS-the bestselling creators of CRIMINAL- KILL OR BE KILLED- THE FADE OUT- and FATALE-present their first original graphic novel in paperback for the very first time! Teenage Ellie has always romanticized drug addicts- those tragic artistic souls drawn to needles and pills- ever since the death of her junkie mother ten years ago. But when Ellie lands in an upscale rehab clinic where nothing is as it appears to be- she'll find another-more dangerous-romance- and discover how easily drugs and murder go hand-in-hand. MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN JUNKIES is a seductive coming-of-age story- a pop and drug culture-fueled tale of a young girl seeking darkness… and what she finds there. 'Readers of postmodern pulp will enjoy this intense story and unapologetically cunning character.' -Publishers Weekly (starred review) 'Provides plenty of truly twisted twists and wraps up with a pulpy punch of an ending that's satisfying-and heartbreaking… a fine addition to a staggering body of work.' -Library Journal (starred review) 'Like most CRIMINAL stories- there's a darkness- along with twists that cut to the core. Phillips' art utilizes a limited color palette that makes you feel the ideas that run through each scene- each of the narrator's thoughts and memories.' -LAist

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