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Stuck rubber baby

Howard Cruse

Stuck rubber baby

by Howard Cruse

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Published by Paradox Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Howard Cruse.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22293582M
ISBN 101563892553

Get this from a library! Stuck rubber baby. [Howard Cruse] -- As Toland Polk, a citizen of the small southern town of Clayfield in the s, fights for civil rights, he begins to realize that he has another, more personal, battle to wage--that of accepting. In celebration of the groundbreaking work’s 25th anniversary, First Second Books announced on Monday that it will release a new edition of Stuck Rubber Baby, the iconic graphic novel by Howard ed by Cruse’s experiences growing up in the south, Stuck Rubber Baby examines homophobia and racism in s Alabama, during the height of the Civil Rights Movement.

Cruse, Howard is the author of 'Stuck Rubber Baby', published under ISBN and ISBN   Stuck Rubber Baby is simply one of the finest graphic novels there is. Cruse's linework make me so incredibly jealous, and he is a master storyteller. If there is a graphic novels canon, Stuck Rubber Baby deserves to be in it.4/5(30).

Stuck Rubber Baby was published with high expectations, given the success of Art Spiegelman's graphic novel Maus (). [17] Stuck Rubber Baby won a favorable critical reception, but its sales were modest. [7] The book won the award for Best Graphic Novel at . When Howard Cruse's first and only original graphic novel, Stuck Rubber Baby, was published by DC Comics' Paradox Press imprint in , it garnered great reviews, where it could get them, before.


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Stuck Rubber Baby is simply one of the finest graphic novels there is. Cruse's linework make me so incredibly jealous, and he is Stuck rubber baby book master storyteller. If there is a graphic novels canon, Stuck Rubber Baby deserves to be in it.4/5.

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The story is set in the South in the early '60sand deals with homophobia, racism and the gay subculture of that period. The artis absolutely beautiful; Cruse is a master of the cross-hatching technique,which gives a certain "texture" to his art work and brings his pages to Rubber Baby is easily the most important comic book since Art Spiegelman'sMaus.5/5(5).

This book isn't for everyone, but there's no denying either the skill involved, or the relevance of the subject matter to Americans today, or anyone living under the shadow of intolerance and bigotry.

Stuck Rubber Baby takes place largely in a fictional Southern town of Clayfield in the Stuck rubber baby book. The story's main protagonist and narrator is. Stuck Rubber Baby by Howard Cruse. Paradox Press softcover pages.

Stuck Rubber Baby is one of the few graphic novels that really and truly succeeds as a novel on the novel’s terms (at the time this review was written, in - editor's note).). It is an extraordinarily complex and rich tapestry of characters deftly woven into the fabric of a specific time and place: a mid-sized.

InHoward Cruse’s groundbreaking graphic novel Stuck Rubber Baby was challenged in the Montgomery County Memorial Library System along with 15 other young adult books with gay positive themes by the Library Patrons of Texas.

The graphic novel tells the coming of age story of a young man who grows up queer in the South during the s. The book explores issues of homophobia, racism. Stuck Rubber Baby is easily the most important comic book since Art Spiegelman's Maus.

Subjects Race relations, Gay men, Civil rights, Comic books, strips, Fiction. The first image we see in Howard Cruse’s Stuck Rubber Baby is of a smiling John and Jacqueline Kennedy walking arm in arm.

It sets the book 9/ Stuck Rubber Road. If you want to see how the book was received, here are some excerpts from reviews.

For a quick taste of Stuck Rubber Baby if you haven't read the book yet, take a look at my web adaptation ofthe Printed "Teaser" that I created to generate interest in SRB during the months leading up to its publication.

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part of an ongoing collection of comic book reviews: Stuck Rubber Baby (Paradox Press/DC) graphic novel by Howard Cruse Rating: Content: NOTE: I wrote the original version of this review when Stuck Rubber Baby was first released in hardcover.

DC has since released a paperback version for a bargain $ cover price, available through the usual comic-shop channels from DC, and marketed to. Painstakingly researched and exquisitely illustrated, Stuck Rubber Baby is a groundbreaking graphic novel that draws on Howard Cruse’s experience coming of age and coming out in Author: Howard Cruse.

‘Stuck Rubber Baby’ by Howard Cruse. Author: Cathy Camper J It struck me, while reading Stuck Rubber Baby so many years after its publication inthat its setting, what its author Howard Cruse refers to as “Kennedytime,” makes it the perfect accompaniment to Mad Men and the current nostalgia for the early sixties.

Its easy to love Mad Men for its costumed detail and. Cruse (Wendel) has written a touching graphic novel of the civil rights years, adding a carefully wrought layering of interracial gay and lesbian life missing from standard recreations of the period. Stuck Rubber Baby takes place in a city called Clayfield, a thinly-fictionalized version of Birmingham, in what Cruse calls "Kennedytime" -- basically, as he admits in his fascinating and detailed web site about the book, between the October Missile Crisis and Kennedy's assassination.* It's lead character is a young, white gay man, sympathetic.

Stuck Rubber Baby is a graphic novel by Howard Cruse set in the early s in the fictional Southern town of Clayfield. The story revolves around Toland Polk, a young white man who drifts into the integrationist movement in Clayfield, becoming involved with a young woman named Ginger while simultaneously struggling with his own homosexuality.

Stuck Rubber Baby is a remarkable achievement, a story so richly drawn -- in both senses of the word -- that it will pull you, headlong, into a bottomless world of hopes, fears, dreams, and the all-too-real prejudice witnessed by its author.

It may be fiction, but every frame of Howard Cruse's epic graphic novel rings unforgettably true. Because Stuck Rubber Baby is a comic, yes -- a black and white one, appropriately enough -- but it concerns itself with moral, sexual and emotional gray areas.

In so doing, it reveals how. Get this from a library. Stuck rubber baby. [Howard Cruse; Tony Kushner] -- As Toland Polk, a citizen of the small southern town of Clayfield in the s, fights for civil rights, he begins to realize that he has another, more personal, battle to wage--that of accepting.

Stuck Rubber Baby by Howard Cruse starting at $ Stuck Rubber Baby has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.Howard Cruse died on Novem from lymphoma in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Shortly before, it had been announced that a 25th anniversary edition of Stuck Rubber Baby was scheduled for publication from First Second Books.

Publications. Cruse, Howard. () Wendel, New York: Gay Presses of New York. ISBN ; Cruse, : United Kingdom Comic Art Award, Prix de la .Stuck Rubber Baby is truly a novel told through the unique combination of words and pictures that makes the comics medium so fascinating.

Its scope is astounding, its wide variety of characters memorable, and its events thought-provoking/5(17).