When I've read Chester brown books, I'm never really sure what exactly it is that I like.
Ed The Happy Clown by Chester Brown is like Canada's longer ugly answer to the French question that is The Horny Goof by Jean "Moebius" Giraud.
I agree, it is up there with Dark Knight Returns and the Watchmen as one of the all time great graphic novels.
I had read Paying for It, so I knew the style but the creativity here is really something. Not for everyone, but I enjoyed it very much. Really enjoyed the analysis at the end.Published 21 months ago by Tracerton Hughes
i used to have one of the vortex collections, and while i prefer that format to the smaller hardbound, it is nicely bound and printed and will last forever.Published 23 months ago by i am the magma
This book is not anything how I expected it to be, but that isn't bad. This book is filled with sex, violence, and some disturbing stuff. There is also a lot of humor and satire. Read morePublished on March 18, 2013 by Dillon hansen
I like the guy - he's sick, obsessive compulsive, and knows how to draw. What more needs to be said?Published on February 13, 2013 by R. S. Lloyd
It's getting hard to trust Amazon reviews- Amazon themselves and Publishers' Weekly are obviously taking a cut and raving about rubbish; and authors' friends are obviously doing a... Read morePublished on October 31, 2012 by Ravanagh Allan
... and it wasnt just because i was high when i was reading it. ed the happy clown is one of the most bizarre and original books i have ever read. Read morePublished on October 27, 2012 by askquestionslater
Chester Brown is either a certified genius or completely nuts. Buy this book now. It should be on the bookshelf of every teenager in America. Read morePublished on October 16, 2012 by B. Cheshire
This comic changed my life! Well... it made my friends and I laugh for a very long time, anyway.
Long before Trey Parker and Matt Stone gave us South Park, a humble... Read more