Quarantine Comix: A Memoir of Life in Lockdown (Paperback)Rachael Smith (author)
Created during the lockdown of 2020, Rachael Smith's brilliant graphic memoir presents a series of hilarious and sharply observed comics about life in quarantine and administers a potent dose of comic relief for isolation blues.
An award-winning graphic memoir of lockdown life, Quarantine Comix is a funny, tender, heartfelt and insightful look at isolation.
Written and drawn every day during the 2020 lockdown and shared online with #QuarantineComix, 2020 Comedy Women in Print-shortlisted Rachael Smith's delightful comics helped people who were isolated all over the world to feel connected.
At times laugh-out-loud funny, at others bitter-sweet, philosophical or downright silly, this collection of 200 drawings tells the story of one woman overcoming loneliness and self-doubt with exquisite, wry humour and raw honesty.
During a time when many feel anxious and apart from loved ones, Quarantine Comix offers relief in shared experiences.
Publisher: Icon Books
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 480 g
Dimensions: 210 x 150 x 15 mm
'Rachael Smith's trademark bittersweet, funny and very personal comics make for the perfect chronicle of the weird times we've been living through. They are funny and sad and relatable and wise.' - Chris Addison
'In a period where every day seemed the same, Rachael found a way to make every day different. A tiny, comforting light of understanding, humour and hope in a dark time.' - Kieron Gillen, author and creator of The Wicked + The Divine
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