By Chris Ware

The penultimate teenager factor of the ACME Novelty Library appears q4 with a brand new bankruptcy from the electrifying experimental narrative "Rusty Brown," which examines the existence, paintings, and educating concepts of 1 of its valuable real-life protagonists, W. ok. Brown. A formerly marginal determine on the earth of speculative fiction, Brown's largely anthologized first tale, "The Seeing Eye canine of Mars," garnered him rapid acclaim and the coveted White Dwarf Award for top New author while it first seemed within the pages of Nebulous in the overdue Nineteen Fifties, yet his celebrity used to be fast eclipsed by way of the increase of such abilities as Anton Jones, J. Sterling Imbroglio, and others of the so-called psychovisionary stream. (Modern scholarship concedes, notwithstanding, that they now owe a now not inconsequential aesthetic debt to Brown.) New surprises and discoveries about the now legendarily reclusive and more and more influential author mark this 19th variety of the ACME Novelty Library, itself a standard award-winning periodical, lauded for its transparent lettering and agreeable coloring, which, as any cultured reader is aware, are cornerstones of any really critical literary attempt. complete colour, seventy-eight pages, with hardbound covers, complete indicia, and glue, the ACME Novelty Library offers its readers a lovely, if now not exciting, rocket experience into the area of unkempt mind's eye and pulse-pounding excitement.

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