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Alias the Cat!

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Alias the Cat!

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Kim Deitch
publisher:
Pantheon
genre:
ActionAdventure, Comic Books/Graphic Novels

We gave it an A-

While tracing the origin of a curious feline doll in Kim Deitch’s Alias the Cat!, a man stumbles through a cavalcade of tall tales in which a smack-talking cat, superheroes, and midgets commingle.

For Fans of…
Trickster myths; ’60s underground comics.

Does It Deliver?
Bold yet absurd in his storytelling (furries factor in at one point), Deitch nonetheless possesses a gift for satire. Among his accomplishments: linking toy-collecting nerddom to stuffed-animal sweatshops.