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[general] Alex Robinson Voyages Into OUR EXPANDING UNIVERSE!

Posted 17 May, 2017

Ever since the days of his massive award-winning debut Box Office Poison, Alex Robinson has been one of the indie comics community's biggest stars -- "A master cartoonist," as Publishers Weekly put it. Now, like Halley's comet, he's completed another lengthy trip around the solar system and come back with a powerful new graphic novel: Our Expanding Universe!

OUR EXPANDING UNIVERSE by Alex Robinson

The award-winning author of Box Office Poison, Tricked, and Too Cool to Be Forgotten returns to his home turf, as a small constellation of city-dwellers take a frightening step into the unknown: parenthood.

Amid dinner parties, game nights, and hospital stays, a once-tight group of friends wrestle with the shifting shapes of their lives. Under the pressures of marriage and the passage of time, will they cling to the past, leap into the future, or self-destruct? Hey, not every implosion leads to a Big Bang...

OUR EXPANDING UNIVERSE by Alex Robinson
  • A 256-page, b&w softcover graphic novel with flaps, 6 1/2" x 9 5/8".
  • ISBN 978-1-60309-377-4 - Diamond Comic Distributors code: SEP15-0465
  • $19.99 (US) - coming in November
  • Click here to read an 8-page preview!

Plus: a new look for a beloved classic!

But why stop there? We're proud to unveil a snazzy new edition of Alex Robinson's groundbreaking and widely beloved debut, Box Office Poison!

This 608-page opus -- following an unforgettable ensemble cast through dreary jobs, messy apartments, new love, naked roommates, and comic-industry exploitation -- has received such honors as the Eisner Award and the Angoulême Prix du Premier Album, and was declared by Wizard Magazine the best indy graphic novel of all time.

BOX OFFICE POISON (New Cover Edition) by Alex Robinson
  • A 608-page, b&w softcover graphic novel, 6 1/2" x 9 5/8".
  • ISBN 978-1-891830-19-8 - Diamond Comic Distributors code: STAR13562
  • $29.95 (US) - coming in November
  • Click here to read a 5-page preview!
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