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The Complete Jack Survives The Definitive Collection Of Jerry Moriarty S Celebrated Comic Strip Jack Survives This Oversized, Full Color Edition Gathers For The First Time All Of The Strips And Presents Them In The Way The Author Intended Introduction By Acclaimed Cartoonist Chris Ware Jimmy Corrigan.


10 thoughts on “The Complete Jack Survives

  1. says:

    I have lived an uneventful, miserable, selfish, uncool life and can only hope you have also.So says Jerry Moriarty in this graphic novel before graphic novels were a thing This book of his art has big bold lines, a decidedly masculine story th...


  2. says:

    Derik Badman s review of the work is well written Although I agreewith Ware.


  3. says:

    I had a Jack Survives poster in my room in college I think it must have come folded up inside an issue of the Believer magazine, which I subscribed to then Seven and eight years ago now This book started out great and ended unbelievably beautiful I guess it s all about nostalgia The content was very thoughtfully put together, the strips don t appear in chronological order, but move in a way that maximizes the impact of each, I think And the text by McGuire, Ware and Moriarty is all perfectl I had a Jack Survives poster in my room in college I think it must have come folded up inside an issue of the Believer magazine, which I subscribed to then Seven and eight years ago now This book started out great and ended unbelievably beautiful I ...


  4. says:

    This is a book I ve long wanted to read, and today was the day I picked it up from one of my book cases with unread books, which glares at me every time I walk past Anyway, this was just as good as I had hoped This book comes with the highest possible recommendations from both Art Spiegelman, who originally published these comics in Raw Magazine in the 1980s, and from Chris Ware, who has written an interesting foreword to this edition The comics are one, two or four pages long, often witho This is a book I ve long wanted to read, and today was the day I picked it up from one of my book cases with unread books, which glares at me every time I walk past Anyway, this was just as good as I had hoped This book comes with the highest possible recommendations from both Art Spiegelman, who originally published these comics in Raw Magazine in the 1980s, and from Chris Ware, who has written an interesting foreword to this edition The comics are one, two or four pages long, often without any traditional narrative, following an old man in a world that is seemingly in the 1950s The images are beautiful, with lush black and white artwork and the stories, though not exciting in themselves, slowly form a narrative that is very intriguing There are three texts in this book First a short one by the publisher, then the really insightful one by Ware and finall...


  5. says:

    I found Jerry s cartoonish paintings on the internet and fell in love with them right away They have something simple yet captivating and existential so I decided that I needed the book Jack Survives is pretty much about the life About those moments when your arms feel so asleep that they seem to be a dead meat and yet you have to carry on through this grayness, and you do, without a single complaint His narratives are minimalistic accounts of the beauty and strangeness of ordinary which mak I found Jerry s cartoonish paintings on the internet and fell in love with them right away They have something simple yet captivating and existential so I decided that I needed the book Jack Survives is pretty much about the life About those moments when your arms feel so asleep that they seem to be a dead meat and yet you have to carry on through this grayness, and you do, without a single complaint His narra...


  6. says:

    Jerry was my professor in summer of 2012 for a continuing ed class at SVA Writers and artists alike have a lot to learn from him This book is one of my inspirations.


  7. says:

    Jack Survives because he survives each day, with its minor disappointments and minor victories This is the most human comic I ve read.