Cross-Posted from LibraryThing — 3 years ago
David Boring’s life has changed in the big city – he’s gotten lucky with girls, he’s far away from friends that know every embarrassing detail of his past and his roommate, Dot, also appreciates his scrapbook of large-bottomed girls. This all works well until Whitey shows up and is murdered.
Much less a murder mystery and more of a dry dark comedy, the story follows David’s obsession that leads to the perfect woman, getting shot in the face and even conspiracies to poison the world. Buried within in this is the story-within-a-story of The Yellow Streak, a puzzle that may lead to understanding David’s father (two panels at a time).
Clowe’s story is filled with compelling characters and an equally compelling storyline