archive for September 1995

Stuck Rubber Baby

I’ve never been the sentimental type; I get bored at weddings and funerals, I tend to take both tragedies and celebrations in stride. But this book brought me to tears… and laughter. It’s that good.
I don’t buy hardcover “graphic novels”, either. I think the term is pretentious, and I figure it’s silly [...]


This is a story narrated by Hugh Waterhouse, a young man telling about the the Summer Solstice on which his obsessive father died, seeking the legendary Fountain of Youth.
You might think I’ve just spoilt the plot, but this little bit is really just the setup from the opening pages. There’s far more [...]