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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 108 pages
  • Publisher: Idea & Design Works Llc (January 29, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1600101224
  • ISBN-13: 978-1600101229
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6.8 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,763,587 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Dara Naraghi was born in Iran, but has made Columbus, Ohio his home for most of his life. PERSIA BLUES, his latest graphic novel, has been praised by Publishers Weekly and the Midwest Book Review. It was a nominee for the "Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2014" award by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), as well as the 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project, a list of recommended reading for young feminists.

His other notable graphic novels include: TERMINATOR SALVATION official movie prequel (3 weeks on the NYT Best Sellers list), THE ABSURD ADVENTURES OF ARCHIBALD AARDVARK, WITCH & WIZARD: BATTLE FOR SHADOWLAND and WITCH & WIZARD: OPERATION ZERO (original graphic novels based on James Patterson's series of YA novels) and his Valentine's Day story appearing in the GHOSTBUSTERS: HAUNTED HOLIDAYS collection.

Dara is also a founding member of the Columbus, Ohio-based comic book writers/artists collective known as PANEL. To date, he has contributed stories to - and helped produce - 20 volumes of their comics anthology, which he self-publishes under his Ferret Press imprint.

Dara lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, daughter, and the world's coolest hound dog and craziest corgi. For information on his latest project, check out www.DaraNaraghi.com

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Matthew Dude on March 4, 2008
Format: Hardcover
This is an illustrated "comic style" book of short stories. Each story is a few pages and brilliantly illustrated. And thank goodness, nobody in this comic book has super powers. They are real world stories, settings, and people (the title is "Lifelike", get it?!) The illustrations are fantastic and showcase many different styles. Particularly standing out is illustrator Tim McClurg's use of color and lines to engage the reader/viewer in the story of a washed out has-been Hollywood "star".

I gave it 5 stars because you can feel the homegrown and indie vibe of this book. It is the way art and collaboration are supposed to feel. I picture these illustrators and author getting together for coffee to discuss the progress and sharing their love of comic style art. Sometimes the joy is in the journey, but in this case, the joy is in the journey AND the result.
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'Lifelike' collects stories from a dozen or so rising stars. You won't find any one unifying theme here - the stories cover a wide range, as do the artistic styles, all wonderfully enjoyable.

The first, 'The Long Journey,' injects a little hope into an all-too-common tragedy. Next, 'Imaginarians' uses sepia tones to defend fantasy and imagination against the grim onslaught of the utilitarian - speaking as an engineer, I'm definitely on the side of imagination. 'Art/Life' presents a touching interlude, the commercial and easel artist rehashing what it means to sell out - but adding in a loving reminder of what you buy at the same time. Painterly 'Remembrance' suggests far more than it states. 'Smoke Break' depicts one of those odd moments when two or three lives cross for a moment. Without meaning to slight them, the others describe affection, betrayal, and more of the human condition in their own distinctive ways.

In one or two cases, I look forward to the artists' mature visual manner - but the samples here make a great starting point for any tour of visual story-telling styles. I recommend this highly to anyone looking to widen their experience of what comics can be.

-- wiredweird
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