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This review is from: Summer Blonde (Hardcover)
The stories in Summer Blonde are just less snappy and murkier/ more complicated. This is where those loners in Sleepwalk turn acidic and slightly nastier in reaction to the world that rejects them, inspiring a broader section of emotions as Tomine expands on his life-snapshot technique.
As for the last story, it is simply one of the most moving, sympathetic and potent renditions of youth....pretty much ...ever! Forget Breakfast Club, provided you were on the right side of the meathead social circle at school, it should resonate for a couple of days at least.
In short, buy this and Sleepwalk, because Tomine, along with Dan Clowes and Chris Ware, is finally maximising the potential of the comic book, putting the medium on the same level as any art form.