Tag Archive for Doug TenNapel

Tommysaurus Rex

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A new printing of a previously published work by Doug TenNapel, Tommysaurus Rex is the classic boy and his dog story. Except this time the dog dies at the beginning of the book. Ely is crushed when his dog, Tommy,…

Ratfist

I’ve been meaning to check out Doug TenNapel’s work for years. I’ve seen his name many times, generally connected to art full of very appealing energy and humor. Now that I’ve read Ratfist (once through at the breakneck speed the…

Cardboard

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The story starts with Mike, a single dad, looking for work at construction sites. On his way home, he stops at a roadside toy vendor who advertises having cheap prices. He wants to get something for his son’s birthday, but…

Creature Tech

Michael Ong once planned to become a pastor like his father, but then went into the hard sciences instead. Having earned a doctorate and a Nobel prize (“for science”!) before age twenty, Michael is sinning it up in L.A. when…

Bad Island

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Bad Island is like a bad dream. Reese is your normal teenager and when it’s time to take a family boat trip he would rather gouge out his eyes then hang out with his parents and little sister. However, the…

Earthboy Jacobus

There’s a terrifying alternate universe sharing space with our own. It’s populated by a race of vicious, buglike creatures reminiscent of The Borg who roam their barren world in strange ships made of an unholy mixture of organic and mechanical…