Reincarnation Stories

Author(s): Kim Deitch

Graphic Novels

Kim Deitch is an underground cartoonist--i.e., a contemporary of Spiegelman, et al.--whose craft just keeps getting better and better. Aesthetically inspired by silent film and 1930s animation, Deitch's comics are infused with 1960s psychedelia and spiritualism. Reincarnation Stories is a collection of comics narratives that combine into a graphic novel. It spans the past, present, and future of human history, with appearances by Frank Sinatra, monkey gods, a forgotten cowboy star of the silver screen, and a tribe of Native Americans that successfully resettled on the moon. In a parallel reality, Deitch himself is the mega-successful creator of a series of kids books about a superhero called Young Avatar, who helps marginalized souls lead better lives and whose alter ego is a carpenter. Deitch's spiritual nemesis (an incarnation of Judas Iscariot), Waldo the Cat, makes an appearance.


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781683962618
  • : Fantagraphics Books
  • : Fantagraphics Books
  • : 1.15666
  • : October 2019
  • : 1 Inches X 8.1 Inches X 10.7 Inches
  • : January 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kim Deitch
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 280