MadInkBeard by DerikBadman

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Maose: A Comic

An autobiographical story about finding a mouse in our apartment. How I was freaked out by it, and how I got rid of it. It is told in the first person both narratively and from its visual perspective. No people (except a page with photo references of three dictators) appear in the comic.

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Review of Maose by Shawn Hoke

On the back cover, Derik writes that this was the first mini-comic that he’s made in six years. He should make more.

Review of Maose by Shannon Smith

…The thing I’m most impressed with about this book is that Badman creates a genuine level of suspense using only these static interior drawings and the occasional glimpse of the mouse villain… The book is good but in a ‘oh, that was clever’ way and not an ‘oh, that was fun, let me read it again’ way. I do think Badman’s drawing chops are very strong and I admire his obvious knowledge of the form…