Publish date: October 2nd 2012
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
A collection of interwoven graphic stories meant to be shuffled and read in random order, Ware's Building Stories has gotten a lot of attention in 2013 as comic writing continues to sidle awkwardly past puberty like a wimpy kid hoping to get past a group of dicks with their hats backwards before the...
Reading Building Stories is an interesting experience. I liked looking through all the pieces but I didn't necessarily like the story. I'm glad I read it because now my curiosity has been satisfied.
This "book" is kind of brilliant. What I find most interesting about graphic novels in general is the unusual ways they are able to tell stories. Building Stories takes that to a whole new level. Each piece in the book brings to light a new snippet it the character's lives, so eventually the whole p...
An incredible and complex examination of our lives of quiet desperation, told from the points of view of a bickering couple, an old landlady, a woman with a missing leg, an industrious bee, and the building that collects them all together. It's an intimidating object - the size, the price tag, the ...
Completely captivating and almost completely cheerless, Building Stories is so uniquely and beautifully put together that it's hard to knock it too much for its hopelessness. I even almost want to add a fifth star.I read from smallest to largest piece, went back and read the last page or few panels ...