Faceless

Faceless

by Bruce Sutherland

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Overview

Faceless by Bruce Sutherland

Faceless is an irreverent, controversial and hilarious cartoon strip that started as a Web-based comic and quickly acquired a huge following. Although the ‘faceless’ characters are amusing and entertaining, the content is not for the faint-hearted! Faceless never pulls any punches, expressing those sentiments readers feel but never dare verbalize for fear of being judged ‘politically incorrect’. Although the primary function of Faceless is to amuse and entertain, it always evokes a response of some sort, often shocking readers out of their apathy. As the author says, ‘The only thing worse than people talking about you is people NOT talking about you.’ In this comic strip there are no holy cows – the comments and observations, and generally taking the Mickey out of people, are aimed at everyone. A true original! Appeals to readers across the race and political spectrums, particularly those who are sick and tired of living in an obsessively PC world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781770222830
Publisher: Random House Struik
Publication date: 04/01/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Bruce Sutherland has spent over 30 years in the corporate IT world, where he has been a divisional executive for one of the biggest IT companies in South Africa and one of the original computer nerds. As an early adopter of the internet and its technologies, he built his first website in 1994 and set up his own joke site in 1996, which was featured in The Citizen.

In 2008, as a victim of restructuring, he found himself with a lot of time on his hands and finally knuckled down to something he’d contemplated doing for a long time: supplementing his joke site. And so Faceless was born in 2009, after many different characters, figures and styles were tried and discarded. As it gained a following, strips were spotted in the wild (behind toilet doors, on other websites, in emails sent on by friends and, more recently, in Playboy South Africa), and there was an increasing demand for a book. He self-published the first Faceless book in 2010.

Bruce lives on a game farm in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa.

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