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Tune : vanishing point (edition 2012)

by Derek Kirk Kim

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Title:Tune : vanishing point
Authors:Derek Kirk Kim
Info:New York : First Second, 2012.
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Tune: Vanishing Point by Derek Kirk Kim

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Oh my God! I love this! Tune really reminds me of Scott Pilgrim but sci-fi instead of fantasy and way better. What an amazing read; it has a bit of something for everyone. Starting off as a college student romantic comedy slice of life tale, an illustration student drops out to the dismay of his traditional Korean parents. He spends time with his art school friends, daydreams about the girl he likes and goes out for job interviews. This part is all a fun realistic story with a main character who is very likable and has a sex comedy vibe to it. But then while Andy finds out the girl of his dreams likes him back, and goes on his last job interview of the day, that's when the aliens turn up and the story becomes very intriguing. A must read! ( )
  ElizaJane | Dec 12, 2014 |
Andy crash-lands in the real world after dropping out of art school, but when his parents demand that he get a job--NOW--his search for employment leads him to both his long-time art school crush and to aliens who want to pay him to be a year-long exhibit in an interdimensional zoo. For excellent pay and benefits. What's a starving artist to do?
  LibraryGirl11 | May 4, 2013 |
Starts off great but I wasn't terribly impressed with the aliens. Will have to see what the sequel holds. ( )
  Sullywriter | Apr 3, 2013 |
This is a humorous story about a young man who quits art school to pursue his career but ends up in a very different job instead. I won't go into details but this book might appeal to fans of humor and science fiction. ( )
  GirlsonFire | Mar 11, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 159643516X, Paperback)

Andy's life is going nowhere, fast. He left art school with his career all worked out ahead of time, but ...to say it didn't work out is the understatement of the century. Unemployed and living with his overbearing parents, Andy struggles to keep sight of the lofty goals that once drove him. But it's hard, even when he reconnects with his old art school crush, Yumi.
 
Things look better, briefly, with Yumi back in the picture and an actual job offer on the table. But then Andy takes the job offer--to work at a zoo--and finds himself in an alternate dimension. The zoo? Is run by aliens. The exhibit? Is him.
 
Derek Kirk Kim is back with an offbeat, poignant new project. The first volume of a series, Tune is a science fiction comedy, but it's also a smart and affectionate examination of human nature.

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Andy's life is going nowhere, fast. He left art school with his career all worked out ahead of time, but ...to say it didn't work out is the understatement of the century. Unemployed and living with his overbearing parents, Andy struggles to keep sight of the lofty goals that once drove him. But it's hard, even when he reconnects with his old art school crush, Yumi.Things look better, briefly, with Yumi back in the picture and an actual job offer on the table. But then Andy takes the job offer--to work at a zoo--and finds himself in an alternate dimension. The zoo? Is run by aliens. The exhibit? Is him.… (more)

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