The Boy Who Fell To Earth : Liz Valasco’s “The Adventures Of Moon Pie”


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By turns charming, mysterious, and existentially dreadful (albeit in an understated fashion), cartoonist Lis Valasco’s newest (as far as I know) mini, The Adventures Of Moon Pie, relates the tale of her title character and his nameless (again, as far as I know) robot companion, who apparently debuted in an earlier comic, going about the admittedly laborious business of completing some sort of unexplained — perhaps even inexplicable? — mission, and finding little by way of living beings to interact with in the lush forest in which they’ve landed. Apparently, then, having a job sucks just as much for “people” from other planets as it does for those of us here.

Collecting and cataloging mushrooms for some purportedly “higher” purpose is the ostensible goal of our duo, but the long lifespan of our moon-headed protagonist (I refer to him as a “boy” in the title of this review due…

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One response to “The Boy Who Fell To Earth : Liz Valasco’s “The Adventures Of Moon Pie”

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review: 7/8/19 — 7/14/19 | Through the Shattered Lens

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