Jimmy Corrigan - the creation of artist Chris Ware - is a boy with the face of a disappointed old man. This graphic novel tells the poignant story of a shy character and his relationship with his absent father. The book collects Ware's comic strips in hardback format, with a fold-out jacket.
Chris Ware is the author of Jimmy Corrigan, The Smartest Kid on Earth, which won the Guardian First Book Award in 2001; Quimby the Mouse (2003); and, most recently, the publishing sensation Buidling Stories. Winner of countless awards, he is widely acknowledged as the most gifted cartoonist of his generation.