David Boring is the best graphic novel I've ever read.
This is one of those books you feel you HAVE to enjoy . . . because if you don't, someone will say "You just don't get it." Honestly, there's nothing to get.
The story, however, tends to feel a little forced and random in places - and this detracts a little from the effect of the whole.
I return to this book again and again. I see the world fhrough Daniel Clowes's eyes whenever I go out and mingle with the public. This story will haunt you.Published 16 months ago by Noah Fence
A little confused about all the women`s names but guess
I`ll just have to read again. : ) Artwork was great.
A deceptively complicated narrative simply and confidently told, Daniel Clowes' 'David Boring' (2000) is a noirish graphic novel which combines overt aspects of Alfred Hitchcock's... Read morePublished 20 months ago by The Wingchair Critic
I bought this book since I also own Ghost World and loved it. This book was a bit weird but I really enjoyed it. Read morePublished 21 months ago by JM
This is a book about adolescence. It is similarly caught between the mundane and the overwrought. The eponymous narrator is, like most of us, smart, mundane and somewhat shabby -... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Freelancer Frank
I had to buy this for a class I am taking currently and decided to read it early. In one sitting I found myself done and through with a truly enjoyable piece of writing. Read morePublished on January 21, 2012 by Winchester
Better the pastel-tinted gloom of Eightball (I have #23) than this morbid Lynchian romance for overgrown adolescents - or Austerian possibly? Read morePublished on January 13, 2011 by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'
I try to like Daniel Clowes, but I have trouble not viewing his work at crude and vulgar. The artwork is nice and his plot certainly creative, but it doesn't allow my mind to dwell... Read morePublished on September 2, 2010 by C. J. Pearmon
Clowes revels in pre-apocalyptic Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder. There's something in me that is slightly annoyed by Clowes pseudo-art film aesthetic. Read morePublished on February 26, 2010 by Peng!