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10 thoughts on “Ice Haven

  1. says:

    Daniel Clowes's version of Winesburg Ohio features the dull Midwestopia Ice Haven and its many sad sad citizens The plot revolves around a kidnapped tyke a crime which may or may not have been inspired by a child abductio

  2. says:

    Over a couple weeks in the summer of 2005 I1 uit my job2 Bought this book3 Went on vacation to the Jersey Shore with my friend4 Read this boo

  3. says:

    Co worker saw me reading this over lunch and commented oh some high level reading huh? because it's got y'know pictures Never mind that it's actually written for adults making it maybe a higher level book than 80% of what I

  4. says:

    Presented as a series of “Sunday comics” style vignettes this interconnected story of kidnapping unreuited love art and the psycho sexual drama in Small Town America is WAY complex and thought provoking than its short 81 pages would lead you to believe A dark portrait of suburban ennui that poses uestions than it answers while still fee

  5. says:

    Only 88 pages and yet captures the lives of ten anti heroes in the uaint hamlet of Ice Haven Oh and in this short content contains possible murder throwbacks to Leopold and Loeb multiple narratives that twist and stumble over each other misanthropes misfits underachievers loners introverts oddballs and wandererspersonality traits of a trademark Daniel Clowes graphic novelAnd like every other Clowes graphic novel I relished every grotesue m

  6. says:

    I don't think I have it in me to review anything by Daniel Clowes It's always a fabulous surreal and every other emotion experience to read his works The same goes for Ice Haven I liked it less than I did Ghost World or Death Ray but it has its distinct charms each so well put on paper that the reader can't help but be in awe of Clo

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    I enjoyed this than Ghost World and much than Twentieth Century Eightball There was cohesion and meat to this story than the other two of Clowes' that I have read The reader meets an array of characters from the city of Ice Haven and through their individual yet connected stories a crime is solved during the course of the book

  8. says:

    As many others have noted Clowes enters Sherwood Anderson territory here in this multi narrative exploration of the woebegone citizens of Ice Haven While there are some piercing moments here the last three pages in particu

  9. says:

    found this at a thrift store totally stoked to read it yeah two dollars fifteen cents

  10. says:

    Think Thornton Wilder's Our Town as a comic

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Welcome to Ice Haven “It’s not as cold here as it sounds” declares Random Wilder our reluctant guide to this sleepy Midwestern town He’s also its would be poet laureate Would be that is were it not for the “florid banalities” of his archrival Ida Wentz pub­lished ad na. Co worker saw me reading this over lunch and commented oh some high level reading huh because it s got y know pictures Never mind that it s actually written for adults making it maybe a higher level book than 80% of what I ve been reading anyway GrumbleBecause Dan Clowes is not an easy breezy read Ice Haven has a pretty large cast all of whom have their own individual dramas going on and every drama is given the same weight from the parents whose son has been missing for a week to the boy in love with his new stepsister It s not as linear a story as Ghost World but it s all interconnected making this one long comic strip narrative rather than a bunch of separate storiesI wouldn t be me if I didn t have one complaint and that s that Clowes lettering is so tiny and his comics so wordy that it can sometimes be difficult to decipher There was one panel I stared at for a long time trying to figure out why a woman responded to bad news by clutching her husband and crying oh my god tacos before realizing that the all capped TACOS was actually JACOB Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, reluctant guide to this sleepy Midwestern town He’s also its would be poet laureate Would be that is were it not for the “florid banalities” of his archrival Ida Wentz pub­lished ad na. Co worker saw me Homewrecker reading huh because it s got y know pictures Never mind that it s actually written for adults making it maybe a higher level book than 80% of what I ve been Make your own model forts & castles reading anyway GrumbleBecause Dan Clowes is not an easy breezy Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury read Ice Haven has a pretty large cast all of whom have their own individual dramas going on and every drama is given the same weight from the parents whose son has been missing for a week to the boy in love with his new stepsister It s not as linear a story as Ghost World but it s all interconnected making this one long comic strip narrative How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim rather than a bunch of separate storiesI wouldn t be me if I didn t have one complaint and that s that Clowes lettering is so tiny and his comics so wordy that it can sometimes be difficult to decipher There was one panel I stared at for a long time trying to figure out why a woman Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic realizing that the all capped TACOS was actually JACOB

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Useam in the Ice Haven Daily Progress Among Wilder’s other fellow Ice Havians are the love­lorn Violet Vanderplazt and Vida Wentz; the adorable interracial moppets Carmichael and Paula; the Blue Bunny newly sprung from prison and the bitterest rabbit in town; and poor little Dav. Only 88 pages and yet captures the lives of ten anti heroes in the uaint hamlet of Ice Haven Oh and in this short content contains possible murder throwbacks to Leopold and Loeb multiple narratives that twist and stumble over each other misanthropes misfits underachievers loners introverts oddballs and wandererspersonality traits of a trademark Daniel Clowes graphic novelAnd like every other Clowes graphic novel I relished every grotesue minute of it I highly recommend reading this one twice to really get into the depth of the mystery of this bizarre town and it s eccentric citizens Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, rabbit in town; and poor little Dav. Only 88 pages and yet captures the lives of ten anti heroes in the uaint hamlet of Ice Haven Oh and in this short content contains possible murder throwbacks to Leopold and Loeb multiple narratives that twist and stumble over each other misanthropes misfits underachievers loners introverts oddballs and wandererspersonality traits of a trademark Daniel Clowes graphic novelAnd like every other Clowes graphic novel I Homewrecker recommend Make your own model forts & castles reading this one twice to Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury really get into the depth of the mystery of this bizarre town and it s eccentric citizens

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Id Goldberg miss­ing for than a week now The lives of the men and women of Ice Haven are woven into a multilayered tale that while it owes a debt to Our Town is ultimately based on and inspired by Leopold and Loeb No kidding Only Daniel Clowes could do it and luckily for us he has. found this at a thrift store totally stoked to read it yeah two dollars fifteen cents