Blue

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Blue is the debut graphic novel of Australian cartoonist Pat Grant. Part autobiography, part science fiction, Blue is the story of three spotty teenagers who skip school to go surfing, only to end up investigating rumors of a dead body in their beach town.
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Blue is the debut graphic novel of Australian cartoonist Pat Grant. Part autobiography, part science fiction, Blue is the story of three spotty teenagers who skip school to go surfing, only to end up investigating rumors of a dead body in their beach town.
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Gr 9 Up—Christian, an Australian man, reminisces about a day in his teens when he and his friends skipped school to go surfing but got distracted by tales of a dead body on the train tracks. The corpse turns out to be one of two extraterrestrials that heralded the eventual mass immigration of blue, tentacled aliens that occupy Christian's adult life. This seems to be a very personal story for Grant; though obviously fantastical in content, he closes the volume with explanations as to which details came from his own life, and of the history of the Australian surf comics footnoted in the story. The themes about the transformation of culture and the change in viewpoint between adulthood and childhood find resonance with the presence of the aliens, and the tone is well managed. However, the connection between the plot minutiae and the purpose of the work might escape some readers, as may the aesthetics of the artwork. The grotesque figures—along with the local slang and general vulgarity—will not appeal to everyone, and serves somewhat to conceal the careful execution of some technically proficient storytelling that explores and reveals both the concerns and the unreliability of the narrator.—Benjamin Russell, Belmont High School, NH
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  • ISBN-13: 9781603092739
  • Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Edition description: Mature Readers (ages 16 and up)
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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