Dumb

Fantagraphics Books
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Part memoir, part medical cautionary tale, Dumb tells the story of how an urban twentysomething copes with the everyday challenges that come with voicelessness. Webber adroitly uses the comics medium to convey the practical hurdles she faced as well as the fear and dread that accompanied her increasingly lonely journey to regain her life. Her raw cartooning style, occasionally devolving into chaotic scribbles, splotches of ink, and overlapping montages, perfectly captures her frustration and anxiety. But her ordeal ultimately becomes a hopeful story. Throughout, she learns to lean on the support of her close friends, finds self-expression in creating comics, and comes to understand and appreciate how deeply her voice and identity are intertwined.
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About the author

Georgia Webber lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Aug 8, 2018
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Pages
196
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ISBN
9781683961161
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Language
English
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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