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The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil by Stephen…

The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil

by Stephen Collins

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Hilarious and thought provoking. It was a fantastically told tale and really...was the beard that evil? ( )
  Aridy | Mar 21, 2018 |
شيء بديع للغاية الصراحة! ( )
  aborham | Nov 26, 2017 |
Lovey art, and a great use of the comics medium. The tone can shift a bit distractingly from fairytale to tired urban-lifestyle satire. Still, an impressive book. ( )
  mrgan | Oct 30, 2017 |
A slow, surreal adventure, from a place called Here, and the fear of There. I find this type of story is largely hit or miss for me, but I enjoyed this one, at least once-through. It does make you think about why we have such strong opinions about hair. ( )
  Pepperwings | Jun 17, 2017 |
The Gigantic Beard that was Evil is a great graphic novel. It has excellent illustrations and a variety of humor. Dave, the man on the cover, started out having a mear chin hair when it suddenly grows out of control and starts chaos. The book shows examples of how society handles people that are "different." ( )
  ChelseaLorain | Oct 30, 2016 |
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A book for anybody who's ever had a beard, thought about a beard, seen a beard, not had a beard.
     The job of the skin is to keep things in.

     On the buttoned-down island of Here, all is well. By which we mean: orderly, neat, contained and, moreover, beardless. Or at least it is until one famous day, when Dave, bald but for a single hair, finds himself assailed by a terrifying, unstoppable... monster*! Where did it come from? How should the islanders deal with it? And what, most importantly, are they going to do with Dave?

     The first book from a new leading light of UK comics, The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil is an off-beat fable worthy of Roald Dahl. It is about life, death and the meaning of beards.

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The life of clean-shaven Dave--bald but for one hair--is upended one day when he begins to grow an unstoppable, impressive beard.

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