"A hopelessly optimistic moon-age daydream..."
--The Village Voice
"A very special book . . . it may even make you, like it did me, realise that Fies' vision of our past and his hope for the future is something we can all share in. Quite brilliant."
--Richard Bruton, forbiddenplanet.co.uk
...A book that can be enjoyed on a number of levels... We can't imagine a better time for young people to hear this inspiring message, and this book delivers it with grace and style. --American Astronautical Society
"The clean, simple comic-strip quality of Fies's art fits the story perfectly, highlighting the gravity of the situation while cutting away undue sentimentality. Mom's Cancer is a quiet, courageous account of one family's response to a universal situation." - Publishers Weekly starred review."
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About the Author
Brian Fies is a writer and cartoonist whose widely acclaimed first graphic novel Mom's Cancer won the 2005 Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic (the first Web comic to win the award in this new category), the 2007 Lulu Blooker Prize for Best Comic and the 2007 German Youth Literature Prize, among other awards and recognition.