The new book from the acclaimed author of Guilty, Whatever, and The Lodger, Failure collects Karl Stevens’ beautifully rendered humorous comic strips from the Phoenix, Boston’s leading alternative weekly. His slice of life vignettes and surreal anthropomorphic experiments are revealing sketches of urban America and beyond.
Karl Stevens is a graphic novelist and painter whose comics have appeared regularly in the New Yorker, Village Voice, and Boston Phoenix. Stevens’ graphic novels include Whatever (2008), The Lodger (2010), Failure (2013), The Winner (2018), and Penny: A Graphic Memoir (2021) He lives in Boston with his wife Alex and their cats, Penny and Pepper.
160 page full-color 8 1/2″ square paperback
Alternative Comics, 2013