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Description - The Poor Bastard by Joe Matt

Meet Joe Matt, a talented cartoonist with strong ideas about how life should be lived. He makes no apologies and never compromises. Well, almost never. Actually, Joe Matt is a painfully honest man who doesn't mind admitting - in print, in cartoon form - that he has one or two flaws. Just minor ones. The Poor Bastard is his neurotic, compelling and utterly shameless account of some of the most personal details of his life. With the timing of a stand-up comedian, he leaves no aspect untouched, from the disintegration of personal relationships to the grim realities of life in a Toronto rooming house and his obsession with pornography - or, as Joe prefers, "nature films". Watch as he alienates lovers and friends in a candid and hilarious story about his ruthless quest for a woman who understands him and meets his ridiculous standards. This is Joe Matt- neurotic, compulsive, cheap, self-absorbed - human. And funny.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780224081955
ISBN-10: 0224081950
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 154mm x 18mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joe Matt

Born in 1963 in Philadelphia, Joe Matt currently lives in a rooming house in Toronto where he spends most of his time editing his treasured collection of "nature films". Occasionally, he finds time to produce his comic book series, Peepshow, the first six issues of which are collected here.

Books By Joe Matt

Poor Bastard by Joe Matt
Paperback, September 2001