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Ricky Rouse Has A Gun (Limited Edition Hardback)

ISBN: 9781906838904
Available: June 2014
Binding: HB
RRP: £24.99
Size: 170x260
Extent: 180
Colour: Full Colour
Author: Jorg Tittel
Illustrator: John Aggs

“ An inventive and action-packed thriller, infused with social and political satire ”

Rick Rouse is a US Army deserter who, after running away to China, gets a job at Fengxian Amusement Park, a family destination heavily "inspired" by Western culture, featuring Rambi (the deer with a red headband), Ratman (the caped crusader with a rat's tail), Bumbo (small ears, big behind) and other original characters. The park's general manager is convinced that Rick was destined to greet Fengxian customers dressed as none other than Ricky Rouse. But when American terrorists take the entire park hostage, only Ricky Rouse can save the day. In a furry costume. Introduced by Christopher Sprigman, author of The Knockoff Economy, this original graphic novel is a relentless action comedy, a satire of US-China relations, a parody of Western entertainment and a curious look at China, a country that, once we look past its often outrageous infringements, is a culture ripe with innovation and a unique, courageous spirit. This limited-run hardback edition will be followed by a paperback release in September 2014.

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I loved Ricky Rouse Has a Gun, a comic filled with deaths and yet full of life

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