Bughouse

Issue #10
Alternative Comics
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Bones the bass player for the BugHouse jazz band flees indictment and heads to Mexico. In Mexico, he becomes bewitched by a sultry young bruja who also happens to sing R&B like a true diva. Jimmy Watts, genius tenor sax man for BugHouse, had his run-ins with the mob in his drug addict days. He's clean now, but Johnny Muggles, a dealer who Jimmy crossed, wants revenge! Muggles frames Bones, who is left to untangle the mess. Set in a 'bug noir' Manhattan of the nineteen-fifties, Bughouse weaves the story of an ensemble of characters who are essentially human beings with bug-like features, as they dance on the edge of the abyss. Steve Lafler brings alive a lost era of jazz and drugs that evokes a range of emotions and experience rarely seen in comic books.
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About the author

Steve Lafler is a graphic novelist specializing in low brow humor peppered with piercing transcendental revelations about, um, strong coffee and stuff like that. He is best know for his Bughouse graphic novels, set in an indigo insect noir Manhattan of the 1950s; Be-Bop is king while a band of buggy musicians struggle with addiction. Lafler is currently producing a new comic book/graphic novel series entitled "Death in Oaxaca", tracing the adventures of Rex and Gertie, and expat couple in the magical city of Oaxaca de Juarez in southern Mexico.

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Publisher
Alternative Comics
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Published on
Sep 5, 2018
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Pages
88
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ISBN
9781681485430
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Language
English
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Genres
Comics & Graphic Novels / Crime & Mystery
Comics & Graphic Novels / Humorous
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