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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It’s not said outright, but while Jaka was living under Julius’ roof after Jaka’s Storyshe apparently became very spoiled to having all the new clothes she could get, and a lot of her and Cerebus’ travels in Going Home prior to the boat ride are to various shops so she can indulge this fancy.

Unfortunately, he was a mean drunk, which made getting laid that much more difficult, which aradvark to him drinking more, and so on. After a prodigious leap in time over two issues, Cerebus returns from the north intent on provoking the Cirinists into killing him.

Elrod of Melvinbone plans cerrbus come and steal your gold tomorrow.

They’d probably heal if you’d stop wearing that chainmail bikini. Given that Sim used Mary Hemingway’s published diaries as the source for Mary Ernestway’s diaries, this leads to questions about Ernest himself. I loved this one! Even Jaka and Cerebus appear to be embarrassed and confused by some of what she talks about, frequently exchanging puzzled glances during these sequences. May have inspired a misspelling of a certain video game boss monster.

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It’s bad enough that almost everyone else in the bar makes plans to leave for good the next day because Bear leaving with her shatters the already-tenuous atmosphere in the bar. His pretty well emulated jokes aren’t just there for the sake of cracking jokes, but to systematically confuse and manipulate his enemies in a cunning and clever way. He’s older and fatter and scarred.

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From an adventure parody to Cerebus and Cirin argue theology in space, and their wounds are healed except for the missing ear. The series stands out for its experimentation in form and content, and for the dexterity of its artwork, especially after background artist Gerhard joined with the 65th issue. There are 25 issues in this volume, and by the time you get to issue 20 “Mind Games”, cetebus is little that resembles the simplicity of issue 1.

It included the rape scene that caused such a furore in the Aardvark Comment pages, the letters to the author. Customers who bought this item also bought.

Showing of 37 reviews. More future history and it turns out to be us, with the moon landing and the Challenger blowup in the middle, so Cerebus is our past.

After a period of penance and self-reflection on PlutoCerebus asks “Dave” to place him in a bar he remembers from his mercenary days. Pretty much describes the politics of Iest. External link consists of a forum site summing up the top characters of Wizard Magazine since the real site that contains the list is broken”.

The trades are printed together as a single story, because that’s how they were written, which means monthly readers were basically getting page chunks of a larger book every month, which simply cut off at whatever happened to be the 20th page that month.


In the early issues of Latter Dayshe wanders all over northern Estarcion trying to bide time until he dies. Jun 16, James rated it liked it.

aardavrk I KNOW it’s a classic Lots of words, no action. Feb 22, Andrew Fairweather rated it liked it Shelves: He goes on a bender.

Beginning At Aardvark: The Extraordinary And Controversial Career of Dave Sim

Along the way, they encounter veiled hostility from the Cirinists. And he’s going to suffer, and if he wonders why he’s got to suffer, remember his second marriage the rape of Astoria. His highly detailed backgrounds earned praise and became a key element of the comic, and also allowed Sim to focus on the characters and thus noticeably improve his art. Being a parody of Oscar Wildethis is very much in character.

Cerebus (Cerebus, #1) by Dave Sim

The Marx Brothers pop back in. Dave Sim began his work on Cerebus in She is also seriously overbearing and condescending toward Ham, and drops hints in her diary that Ham liked to cross-dress, engaged in Gender Flip sexual roleplay with her, and enjoyed buggering her. It’s really fun to be able to see Dave Sim’s art style evolve through this collection, and I always enjoy work that both parodies and surpasses what it is surpassing.