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Virtual: Tim Hensley (Detention #2) in conversation with Kayla E. (Precious Rubbish), hosted by Floating World Comics

November 2, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

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Don’t miss the virtual book launch for Detention #2 by Tim Hensley! He’ll be joined in conversation by Kayla E. (Precious Rubbish) and hosted by Floating World Comics–tune in to the Fantagraphics Facebook page on November 2nd at 3:00 PM PST/6:00 PM EST to watch the livestream!

About the book: Brilliant cartoonist Tim Hensley (Wally Gropius) returns with his first new comic book since the acclaimed “Sir Alfred No. 3” in 2015! This is a gorgeous, oversized one-shot comic magazine (there is no Detention #1 — it’s a joke, folks!) strictly limited to 2000 copies and available only through the direct market! Hensley “adapts” in his own absurdist fashion an acknowledged classic of American literature, “Maggie: A Girl of the Streets” by Stephen Crane into a 44-page, oversized, full-color comic book titled “Detention #2.” Crane’s 1893 novella tells the story of Maggie, a Bowery waif on the cusp of maturity who becomes tragically embroiled with a barkeep named Pete. Hensley satirically frames his version of this brutal tale of slum life as a study aide à la Classics Illustrated, created for those being punished by remedial instruction.

Order your copy from Floating World Comics and get a signed bookplate (while supplies last)!


November 2, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT




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