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Manning, Matthew – Getting the Sex Out of the Way


Getting the Sex Out of the Way

Is it considered an anthology when one person writes a book and a whole bunch of people draw different parts of it? If so, I apologize. Here are the artists: Stephen Q. Stardog, Raina Telgemeier, Matthew Loux, Farel Dalrymple, and Robert Donnelly. This is also a Meathaus book, and they always put out books that are at least interesting. This one is no exception. It’s the story of a group of folks, seemingly random at first, and how they all come together. Lots of relationship stuff, lots of friend stuff, lots of silly stuff. The theory behind the whole thing is that a Kleenex company is secretly spying on people, with their cameras being activated when they use a tissue on their eyes to see what’s making them cry and, therefore, what kind of Kleenex they would need to feel better. I thought it was a great idea, although it looks a little silly as I’m sitting here reading it. Anyway, the book is interesting, if a little confusing with all these people drawing it. I’m still not sure exactly who (reference deleted for your benefit) at the end. Still, a great concept, and an interesting, if somewhat confusing, book. Send money ($2.50 for this, more to get some of their anthologies) to Meathaus at 184 Kent Ave., Apt. 322 Brooklyn, NY 11211.