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Title:
Tales of The Smiths : a graphic biography / Con Chrisoulis.
Title Variants:
Smiths
ISBN:
9781468312713

9781783055876
Publication Information:
London : Omnibus Press, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
"Tales of The Smiths was originally serialised as a daily comic strip on the website of www.SoComic.gr "--Title page verso.
Abstract:
"Tales of The Smiths is a comic book retelling of the band members' teenage years, before the group was famous, and includes fascinating digressions about their influences (the New York Dolls, Nico, Sex Pistols, NY punk, Patti Smith, etc) and the times in which they were growing up. The story reaches its climax with the meeting of Morrissey and Marr, the formation of the band in 1982 and their first gig as The Smiths. With an introduction by Simon Wolstencroft, The Smiths' first drummer and the former drummer with The Fall, Patrol and Freak Party, which featured Andy Rourke and Johnny Marr."--Amazon.com.
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Summary

Tales of The Smiths is a comic book retelling of the band members' teenage years, before the group was famous, and includes fascinating digressions about their influences (the New York Dolls, Nico, Sex Pistols, NY punk, Patti Smith, etc) and the times in which they were growing up. The story reaches its climax with the meeting of Morrissey and Marr, the formation of the band in 1982 and their first gig as The Smiths


Author Notes

Con Chrisoulis is a Greek-Australian comic book artist who lives in Brighton. Having enjoyed a long career in indie and mainstream comics in Greece in 2012, he began publishing online a daily comic strip devoted to the early and unknown days of the seminal indie band, The Smiths.


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