EGG STORY - SLG REVISTED EDITION
The first in a series of re-releases of classic SLG Publishing books from our 35 year history, and this one is a favorite.
Growing up. Leaving home. Falling in love. Witnessing madness and murder. Becoming a ninja This could be a story about any of us
But it isn't, It's a story about eggs.
Two Eggs named Five Spots and Feather liberate themselves from the fridge, only to find that freedom isn't all shopping sprees and channel-surfing. When one of their comrades cracks up, entertaining fantasies od becoming a souffle and ending it all on the kitchen floor, how can the eggs find meaning in life? For Feather, the answer is simple...
"If Egg Story were an animated movie, it would be proclaimed a masterpiece. This is a wonderful allegory about human nature; put aside just one of your House of Incontinent Crises comics this month and instead treat yourself to a touching story packed with real characters and real personalities."
Kelvin Green - Comics Bulletin
"a convincing and oddly touching story about growing up."
Carrie Graham - robotfist.com
Like both Watership Down and Toy Story, Egg Story works so well because it has a lot of heart. Schmidt has avoided turning the whole book into one long joke, and somehow manged to write an entire story about eggs without a single pun. That sort of thing takes amazing amounts of restraint, not to mention a whole lot of talent. The sort of talent, as a matter of fact, that will make a book about eggs one of the sweetest, funniest and most interesting books you re likely to read all year.
Ryan Day - Comixfan.com