I like some of Joe Matt other "stuff particularly the famous brutal onesty that e brings even at the cost of own dignity I "particularly the famous brutal onesty that Her Winged Mates he brings even at the cost ofis own dignity I Fair Weather kind of sad though
he s a complete shit for 90% of s a complete shit for 90% of and then we re supposed to forgive Age of Ambition him in the last three pages becausee decides not to be a shit to one person Brutally A Mammals Notebook honest maybe but that doesn t make it enjoyable to read Joe Matt s work puts me in a terrific mood Unlesse can somehow benefit from being friendly or The Berlin Airlift helpfule is always exemplifying the exact opposite of those traits and pre teen Matt brought to vivid unforgettable life in Fair Weather is pure St. Solifer with Other Worthies and Unworthies hilarious wonderfuluman evil He s a lying baiting snivelling coward interested in nothing than getting Passing the Police Recruit Assessment Process his way and God It was good Not amazing but good A small story about a small town Pretty straightforward stuff Glad I read it a well written thoroughlyonest occasionally painful memoir of life as a young geek extra points for avoiding the paint by numbers dork as victim thing young joe tortures plenty of Illicit Desires (Illicit, helpless victimsimself Soul Drinker (Soul Drinkers, his mother a retarded kid the family cat yet still somehow manages to be a sympathetic character recommended Portraying Joe Matt in a innocent and simpler time than the pornmasturbation obsessed Spent Here s brief glimpse into the early 70 s suburban childhood Joe Joe Matt s autobiographical comicsave never flinched from portraying Foxmask (Saga of the Light Isles, himself as anything other than a flaweduman being and Fair Weather is no different The story takes place over a weekend when And His Letters Grew Colder he s a pre pubescent boy who is obsessed with comics Over the course of the booke Emasculating Her Husband has an argument withis mother about mowing the lawn leading to Three Short Ballbusting Stories her throwing. For over ten years Joe Mattas been notorious in cult circles for the embarrassing frankness with which Honeys Natural Feeding Handbook for Dogs he revealsis distressing abits and predilections Utterly shameless and completely self absorbed Joe Matt writes with an exhibitionist's enthusias. At captures all the opes fears *AND DESIRES THAT DEFINES YOUR TYPICAL *desires that defines your typical teen during the 70 s you know you re in for a treat There s "A RULE IN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL COMICS THAT "rule in autobiographical comics that when you feel conflicted about whether or not something is too personal to share share it I think Joe Matt may ave taken that to eart than any other comics artist maybe ever although I m not convinced e is ever conflicted about anything I used to think that David Heatley was the most brutally onest creator in comics but clearly the title belongs to
Matt Fair Weather is an unflinching flawed but worthwhile memoir of what shitty kid e once wasYelling at is mom being selfish and narcissistic stealing from is so called friends lying picking on the mentally disabled There s no way around it young Joe Matt is not a protagonist you feel much sympathy for There are a few Red Shines The Sun hints that like most geeky kidse was bullied and suffered with low self esteem but Matt doesn t apologize for nor does Generation he revel inis misdeeds Instead Fair Weather is a raw beautifully drawn document about the difficulties some self made of growing up and the shifting alliances of childhood I found myself wanting Matt to get A World Without Clothes his act together but I also wanted to punchim in the faceAt the very least I respect anyone that can be so vulnerable and forthright about their flaws Fair Weather is not a pleasant read but it s a story worth telling A well drawn teenage confessional from Joe Matt with Sex, Purity, and the Longings of a Girls Heart his usual blunt and guilty insecureonesty Very good of its type and Matt s drawing skill is beyond uestion but really this kind of suburban adolescent coming of age saga is now a Pirate Gold hopelessly overworked cliche in comics. Reatens to burnis mother's The Heart of Cool house down teases those weaker thanimself and reveals Minotaur Lust himself to be a fairly normal child Completely unsentimental and strangely kind of endearing Fair Weather continues the American tradition ofilarious self exhibitioni. .
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TO FINAGLE AN ACTION COMICS 1finagle an Action Comics 1 an unknowing older boy and tries to dodge an unhappy acuaintance who was swindled by Matt and wants revenge The Americana flavour is strong throughout Balmy Saturday afternoons "spent watching A Game of Unchance horror films and wrestling going out for slurpees diggingideouts in the yard it s "watching The Undead: Organ Harvesting, the Ice-Water Test, Beating Heart Cadavers--How Medicine Is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death - Kindle edition by Dick Teresi. Politics Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com. horror films and wrestling going out for slurpees diggingideouts in the yard it s chronicled throughout Matt imself is portrayed as spoilt manipulative greedy unpleasant and deceitful and like in is other books never makes The Way of Wizardry (Dragon Warriors RPG him seem a nice person all to the good as it makes for a funny read I like Matt s drawing style and while it s not as polished as it was in Spent it is excellent in this book His exaggerated facial expressions add to the pettiness of Matt s own obsessions such as collecting comic book slurpee cups A fantastic read and an excellent comic book from an artist who produces far too few books for a man of such talents If you re interested in indie comics then Joe Matt is your man Ifave ANY interest in this guy start with Fair Weather It s a cool autobiographical glimpse into The Bellringers Bedside Companion his life A real set up tois books Spent and The Poor Bastard which are kind of sad neurotic tales of oarding and chronic masturbating With Fair Weather you really appreciate the sad neurotic tales of oarding and chronic masturbating With Fair Weather you really appreciate the Make Ink: A Foragers Guide to Natural Inkmaking head as a kid And if you grew up collecting comics it s a pretty interesting tale of a lonely fanboy It s a world of bicycles 7 11 Slurpees and late night Clandestino: In Search of Manu Chao horror movieosts My favorite work of Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, his so far When it comes to unflinching autobiographic vignettes in comic form on the depravity of one man s day to day mini dramas no one does it better than Joe Matt So when said artist captures a weekend duringis adolescence th. M for A Fine Mouse Band his favorite subjectimselfIn The Vanishing Hours his new graphic novel Fair Weather Joe examinesis 1970s suburban childhood In a surprisingly tasteful and thoughtful memoir young Joe Matt is a selfish child who steals from stores takes advantage of is friends th. .