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A major new work by comics legend Dan Clowes.
Daniel Clowes is widely considered one of the best cartoonists of his generation; his adaptation of his own Ghost World graphic novel for the screen earned him an Oscar nomination. A regular contributor to the New Yorker, McSweeney's, and The Best American Comics, he lives in Oakland, California.
"A super knowing romp around the superhero shtick, which knocks all recent competition into a cocked hat." -- Nicholas Smith * Dazed and Confused * "It's like Holden Caulfield with his phaser set on kill. Phonies beware." * Time * "The Death Ray revisits Clowes's trademark mix of eloquent pacing and poignant alienation, while upending the superhero genre to thoughtful and gloriously perverse effect." * Guardian * "It is a terrifying idea, and Clowes does well exploring the consequences of being able to act on every violent inclination." * Independent on Sunday * "A neat deconstruction of superhero comics and another fascinating, wryly amusing character study by Clowes." -- Henry Northmore * List *