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My favorite thing is monsters, Book one, Emil Ferris

Label
My favorite thing is monsters, Book one
Title
My favorite thing is monsters
Title number
Book one
Statement of responsibility
Emil Ferris
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Set against the tumultuous political backdrop of late '60s Chicago, and narrated by 10-year-old Karen Reyes, Monsters is told is told through a fictional graphic diary employing the iconography of B-movie horror imagery and pulp monster magazines. As the precocious Karen Reyes tries to solve the murder of her beautiful and enigmatic upstairs neighbor, Anka Silverberg, a holocaust survivor, we watch the interconnected and fascinating stories of those around her unfold" -- front cover flap
Member of
Summary
Filled with B-horror movie and pulp monster iconography, the diary of ten-year-old Karen Reyes records her investigation into the murder of her upstairs neighbor Anka Silverberg, a Holocaust survivor
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Illustration
Award
  • Eisner Awards, Best Graphic Album - New, 2018.
  • Ignatz Awards, Outstanding Graphic Novel, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10574191
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferris, Emil
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
My favorite thing is monsters
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls
  • Murder
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
Target audience
adult
Label
My favorite thing is monsters, Book one, Emil Ferris
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn940362149
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First Fantagraphics Books Edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781606999592
Lccn
bl2016051798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)940362149
Label
My favorite thing is monsters, Book one, Emil Ferris
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn940362149
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First Fantagraphics Books Edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781606999592
Lccn
bl2016051798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)940362149

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