One Model Nation

Overview

In 1977, four young men were the voice of their generation. 

In 1978, they disappeared. 

This is the epic journey of art noise band One Model Nation, the final dark days of the Baader-Meinoff Gang, and the band's mysterious disappearance only months later.

This original graphic novel comes from the mind of Dandy Warhols frontman Courtney Taylor-Taylor, with art by indie super star Jim Rugg,...

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Overview

In 1977, four young men were the voice of their generation. 

In 1978, they disappeared. 

This is the epic journey of art noise band One Model Nation, the final dark days of the Baader-Meinoff Gang, and the band's mysterious disappearance only months later.

This original graphic novel comes from the mind of Dandy Warhols frontman Courtney Taylor-Taylor, with art by indie super star Jim Rugg, and features a host of bonus extras; sketches, director's commentary, deleted scenes and more! 

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Editorial Reviews

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"Awesomely executed story by Courtney Taylor-Taylor. Great art — you must read it." — Gus Van Sant (Director: Milk, Drugstore Cowboy, Goodwill Hunting)

"A riveting dip into a bygone era. Smart, textured, and oozing with cool, this is a stellar movie just waiting to happen." — Dean DuBlois (Writer/director: Go Quiet, How To Train Your Dragon)

"Intelligent, thought provoking, and engaging, One Model Nation simply rocks." - Comic Book Bin

"Taylor-Taylor does a great job of keeping things direct and subtle without sacrificing any tension or humanity that arises in the story." - AICN

"Not since The Watchmen have I been so taken back by a novel’s illustration." - Shadowlocked

"An intriguing and humorous historical fiction." - WIRED.com

"Sometimes you come across a book that reflects both an influential story and understated artwork, and they change the way you look at things. One Model Nation did exactly that." - Nerd Locker

"An artist in his prime..." - Spandexless

"A brilliant tale of youth, music and the clash of dreams and goals in a turbulent era." - Fandom Post

"I highly recommend this book to fans of The Dandy Warhols, musicians, and people who love powerful sequential art. So basically I’m recommending it to everyone." - Cosmic Book News

"160 action-packed pages of a purely amazing story." - My Comic Network

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857687265
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 1/31/2012
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Courtney Taylor-Taylor is the lead-singer and songwriter of the hugely popular Portland, Oregon band The Dandy Warhols. The band has released six albums to date and have had huge critical and commercial successes on both sides of the Atlantic. One Model Nation is Taylor's first original graphic novel. 

Jim Rugg is the co-writer and artist of the critically acclaimed Street Angel series. He has also contributed inks to DC/Vertigo’s American Virgin.

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