The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch

The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch

The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch

Category:
Comic

Status:
Completed

Alternate name:
The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch 1995

Released:
1995

Author:
Neil Gaiman

Genres:
DC Comics, Graphic Novels

Summary

A dark and frightening fully painted novella, MR. PUNCH tells the tale of a young boys loss of innocence results from a horrific confrontation with his past. Spending a summer at his grandfathers seaside arcade, a troubled adolescent harmlessly becomes involved with a mysterious Punch and Judy Man and a mermaid-portraying woman. But when the violent puppet show triggers buried memories of the boys family, the lives of all become feverishly intertwined. With disturbing mysteries and half-truths uncontrollably unraveling, the young boy is forced to deal with his familys dark secrets of violence, betrayal, and guilt.