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November 17, 2007

40 Down, 12 To Go ("The Incredible Change-Bots") (52 Books, 52 Weeks)

Until a couple of weeks ago, I was blissfully ignorant of the Transformers universe. I knew, of course, that they were robots that changed form, but other than that I was clueless. Then I heard that Jeffrey Brown, one of my favorite cartoonists, had written a satirical book based on the robots. At that point, I decided to school myself a bit on the matter, and rented the Transformers DVD to have a point of reference. The animated film, though enjoyable, didn't thrill me nearky as much as Brown's graphic novel.

The Incredible Change-Bots is among the best cartoon satires I have ever read. Brown explores the robots' universe and finds humor, love, and a surprising dose of action

For two weeks, enter the coupon code "LHB001" at Atomic Books and receive 15% off this title.

My next book is MF Grimm's autobiographical graphic novel, Sentences: The Life Of M.F. Grimm .

also at Largehearted Boy:

52 Books, 52 Weeks (2007 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2006 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2005 Edition)
52 Books, 52 Weeks (2004 Edition)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)


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