Gone to Amerikay by Derek McCulloch

Cover of: Gone to Amerikay | Derek McCulloch

Published by DC Comics in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Irish Americans,
  • Social conditions,
  • Immigrants,
  • Comic books, strips

Edition Notes

Suggested for mature readers.

Book details

Statementwritten by Derek McCulloch ; art by Colleen Doran ; colors by José Villarrubia ; letters by Jared K. Fletcher
ContributionsDoran, Colleen, 1963- ill, Villarrubia, José, 1961-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6727.M264 G66 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25343580M
ISBN 101401223516
ISBN 109781401223519
LC Control Number2011278790
OCLC/WorldCa742511149

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The colours added by José Villarrubia couldnt be improved on. So, for lovers of graphic arts, this book is worth having for that reason alone/5. Gone to Amerikay is a wonderful book to look through. The art by Colleen Doran (creator of the extensive fantasy series A Distant Soil) is exquisite—there is simply no other word for it.

The colours added by José Villarrubia couldn’t be improved on. So, for lovers of graphic arts, this book is /5(9). Gone to Amerikay is a masterfully told tear-jerker of a graphic novel that tells the stories of multiple generations of Irish immigrants to New York, skilfully braided together.

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Even without the visual cues of clothing it smoothly transitioned between the time periods. Colleen Doran has done some lovely things with the backgrounds, making the time register naturally.

Price USD; CAD Pages On-sale Date Publisher's Age Guidelines Suggested for Mature Readers Indicia / Colophon Publisher DC Comics. Gone to Amerikay is a graphic novel about Irish immigration and a mystery surrounding one young family’s American dream, over three generations.

Written by Derek McCulloch, with art by me and colors by Jose Villarubia, published by Vertigo, we received[ ]↓ Read the rest of this entry. I Strongly Recommend Gone to Amerikay, if you must know.

It has two very nice love stories, an interesting mystery, and while I don't think it's as important in describing the "immigrant experience" as the pull quotes on the back do, I do think it's a good view of America over the centuries and the way people relate to each other in the United Author: Greg Burgas.

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GONE TO AMERIKAY. Notes on the Text. By Derek McCulloch. It hardly seems necessary to point out that this book is a work of fiction in every way, but I do so anyway for the benefit of anybody inclined to tell me where I got things wrong.

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Thanks to DC Comics/Vertigo for their kind permission to preview this page of original art from the upcoming Gone to Amerikay graphic novel. Written by Eisner nominated author Derek McCulloch, and drawn by Herself, this page original graphic novel will premiere in Our colorist will be Jose Villarubia.

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Known for her creator-owned series A Distant Soil, artist Colleen Doran collaborates with writer Derek McCulloch on these tales of Irish immigrants to the USA. InCiara O’Dwyer and her baby daughter Maire arrive in America, discovering [ ].

Gone To Amerikay belongs in a place of respect on anyone’s shelf. For more of Collen Doran’s amazing artwork, visit the website for her art as well as the webcomic and blog of her own space opera epic,A Distant Soil.

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McCulloch and Doran will both be at Harbor Lights Restaurant in New York City on March 30 from 6 to 8 pm, celebrating the release of their new book and demonstrating their support of the CBLDF’s mission. Episode 25 – Book Club – Gone to Amerikay. Posted on Janu by russellheitzmann.

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Gone to Amerikay Written by Derek McCulloch Illustrated by Colleen Doran with José Villarubia Published by Vertigo / DC Comics Crime pages $ This sweeping, century-spanning graphic novel explores the vivid history of Irish émigrés to New York City via three intertwined tales, from a penniless woman raising a daughter alone in the Five Points slum ofto a struggling young.

Derek McCulloch (born ) is a writer, known for graphic novels such as Stagger Lee, Gone to Amerikay, Pug, and Displaced was born in Ottawa, Ontario, raised in Grande Prairie, Alberta, and lives in Oakland, CaliforniaBorn: (age 54–55), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She also did art for WONDER WOMANthe first issue of WONDER WOMAN to top the comic industry sales charts in the book’s history.

Colleen illustrated Gone to Amerikay, which received reviews and profiles from such diverse sources as The Wall Street Journal, Boing Boing, and Irish Echo. I haven't read the author's book PUG yet, but I used Derek McCullough's Stagger Lee as a textbook in my recently ended Graphic Novel class (the students loved it), so I'm familiar with his deft handling of music as a narrative vehicle.

In Gone to Amerikay he ties together the stories of two Irish immigrants separated by ninety years with the tale of the wealthy descendant of one who's. Gone to Amerikay is a story about Irish immigration. The cover was shown for the first time at San Diego Comic Con. The cover was shown for the first time at San Diego Comic Con.

And here it : Rich Johnston. Pleased and proud to see Gone to Amerikay making some Best-of lists for the previous year. I already mentioned our appearance on School Library Journal's list of Best Adult Books for Teens.

Since then, GTA showed up on CBR, in Greg Burgas' list of the Best Comics ofand this blogger picked GTA as THE best comic of. But his experience has been quite different at DC Comics, where he had little say over the production process.

His latest graphic novel with artist Colleen Doran, Gone to Amerikay, a story that combines history and mythology to explore three generations of Irish immigration to America, doesn’t have a single page number.Also, an online DJ has created a playlist for the book.

Go to this blog post, with links to writer Derek McCulloch’s music notes for Gone to Amerikay, as well as places you can listen to the music featured in the book.

I hope you’ll check out our books at your local library, or ask for them at your bookstore.I’m absolutely thrilled that Gone to Amerikay has made the cut for Houghton Mifflin’s Best American Comics anthology this year.

The only original work from DC or Marvel to do so, I might add. I’d known Colleen Doran through the complex but tight community of women in mainstream comics for a while, and finally had the pleasure of working with her and Keith Giffen on Reign of the Zodiac.

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