Cerebus the Aardvark (or simply Cerebus) is an independent comic book series that was written and illustrated by Canadian artist Dave Sim, with backgrounds. Reprinting Cerebus Issues Welcome to Estarcion, the wildly absurd and funny world of Cerebus the Aardvark. This initial volume collects the first two years. As the creator of Cerebus, Sim is one of the medium’s biggest champions for Aardvark-Vanaheim, starting with the flagship series Cerebus.

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Bishop Posey appears briefly cerebux is arrested by the Cirinists and carted off. Sometimes most of the time, actually I could have done well enough without these parodies. From Melmoth on, there’s a lot of text, and I haven’t absorbed it as easily.

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Cerebus the Aardvark

They’re heavy as hell, and unless they hold specific memories, are something I’d like to pass on to someone else, or are something that doesn’t translate to ebook format, I’d like to not move them again.

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Cerebus is alone again. To be more precise and yet dumb down the theoriesSim’s argument isn’t that God is evil, it’s that the YHWH of the Old Testament and God are separate entities, aardvakr the conflict between them stems from the YHWH having a massive inferiority complex. Cerebus moves into a hotel near the East Wall rather than joining Bishop Powers. It’s fun in small doses but nothing to aarvark excited about. He ought to know. This is a true classic.


If you’re more of a casual reader, start with High Society. People who read later issues of Cerebus might find the series nearly unrecognizable. Cerebus gets smashed whenever he can, and can knock back prodigious amounts of booze. And we meet Cirin, the other aardvark.

All of the story arcs from the Cerebus comic book have been reprinted in collected omnibus editions of — pages each, all of which are presently still in print.

Joanne returns and taunts Cerebus by courting Rick. Cerebus Cerebus 1 by Dave Sim.

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Anyway, I don’t love th I think that knowing how much better this gets makes me actually have less patience for the flat barbarian comic parody of Cerebus’ early days. The first 22 Cerebus stories were collected in six issues of Swords of Cerebusplus one supplement to volume six, and these stories were then collected in aardvaark 1.

Very Good – The average used comic book. Cerebus drinks too much and bitches about Weisshaupt, then finds out he’s the next candidate for Pope.

It’s not clear if Dave used Mary Hemingway’s diaries in their entirety or picked the parts which suited his views the best to make Mary Ernestway cdrebus way she is. Preview — Cerebus by Dave Sim.

Sim has released two collections of his responses to readers’ letters the original letters are not included after the publication of Cerebus Cerebus versus The Spirit.

Jul 19, Chris Andersen rated it it was amazing. He argues that he is simply an anti-Feminist, and in the world culture climate, such an opinion leads to vilification.

This makes things much worse, since I have absolutely no capability to describe just why and how this particular book is so awesome.


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Oscar Wilde writes Jaka’s Story, and Jaka gets pissed. Cerebus demands that “Dave” make Jaka love him; aardark response, “Dave” shows Cerebus visions of possible futures between himself and Jaka, all of which are disastrously flawed for both of them due to Cerebus’ nature. Hte is a single unique achievement in the history of comics, the longest run ever done with the same author and illustrator. I guess one analogy would be reading this must have been aarrdvark watching Michael Jordan play basketball in high school: He even writes a lengthy description of Cerebus’ bar in the Old Testament style of description.

When he blanks back in a few years later, he’s calling himself Fred, he’s looking old and pudgy and he’s on sheep duty and we learn about sheep. I just misspelled the word as well above, but the author did not have to luxury of a spellchecker Eventually the series became its own aarcvark self, but it started as parody. When Sim published the first Cerebus “phone book”, a paperback collection of the High Society graphic novel issues 26—50he angered distributors—who felt that their support had been instrumental in his series’ success in an industry generally indifferent to small publishers—by offering the first printing via mail order only.

You need to login to do this. Cerebus’ standard expression rarely varies from a frown or scowl.