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  1. says:

    this book's first story brought back a childhood experience long since forgotten it was of coming across my older brother's mad magazines when i was five or so until then you know i had lived in a little girl world of soft rounded wuzzles and my little ponies and rainbow brite so to unexpectedly encounter a style of art th

  2. says:

    Simmons is certainly a talented artist able to render both crude and sinuous stylings of the horrific in this collection of explorations of a reader's gag reflex This book has the appearance of being a collection of nihilistic horror stories but is really a formal exercise in obscenity At you leisure thumb through these p

  3. says:

    Deliberately shocking and offensive horror comics in the tradition of splatter porn I guess Disturbing I think of Crumb who was asked why he did some of his most shocking stuff and he said he didn't know where it came from didn't really want his daughter to see it was also kind of disturbed by it Okay so I experienced it a

  4. says:

    Very strange stories with high gore and perversion I found myself simultaneously disgusted and intrigued throughout the book

  5. says:

    Ugly Disturbing SickeningJosh Simmons’ The Furry Trap is marketed as horror but the short stories collected between its covers do not feel like your typical horror fare Sure they are chock full of horrific acts of violence but the thing is

  6. says:

    The most disturbing thing I've ever read Horror on a whole new level The tales in this collection will give anyone nightmares and at the very least a scarred psyche Be warned

  7. says:

    This graphic novel has won several awards and I’d heard it was controversial so I decided to give it a read I can’t understand what people see in it It’s a horror comic in a way in a sort of splatterish tradition I’ve looked up some interviews with the author and he says that one of his points is that horror which leaves the victim their dignity isn’t horror This means his characters need to be demeaned for what he’s trying to

  8. says:

    OkayI found this at the Library and skimmed the first few pages I was almost immediately offended to the point where I pu

  9. says:

    This is to everyone screaming that they're looking for 'real horror' Get stoned and grab this You'll find yourself opening the book

  10. says:

    Tempted to give this 5 stars but for that it needed a bit content and a little shocksSo how is this book? Well I wouldn't recommend

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Isarmingly cute yet terrifying demons of Demonwood to the depraved caped crusading antihero in Mark of the Bat Simmons is a master of creating terrifying beasties that inspire and inflict nightmarish horrors usually taken to unforgettable extremesThe individual stories in The Furry Trap stand on their own as mini masterpieces of skin crawling terror but collectively complement each other in a way that only heightens the anxiety and dread pouring from page to page Just remember You've been warne. This graphic novel has won several awards and I d heard it was controversial so I decided to give it a read I can t understand what people see in it It s a horror comic in a way in a sort of splatterish tradition I ve looked up some interviews with the author and he says that one of his points is that horror which leaves the victim their dignity isn t horror This means his characters need to be demeaned for what he s trying to portray The book is filled with sexual violence generally not depicted merely described in extreme detailAlthough I accept his point that horror in which the victim scores a moral victory by keeping their principles intact is less horrible than stories in which people are corroded away at every level he also wants to mix the horrific and the humorous so that you are never uite sure where you are emotionally I can t get that because I don t find Schadenfreude funny Reading some of the reviews in his work it s clear that many of his readers do not identify with the victim anyway they identify with the monsters dong the demeaning and destroying which I think reduces the work to little than voyeurismIn a way I respect the work even though its for me neither particularly interesting nor even particularly readable I read horror and a lot of horror is really action adventure with the tropes of horror over the top I think Simmons is trying to recapture the shock that saw a nurse on duty at the first showings of Dracula because a corpse that dragged itself into your daughter s bedroom and sucked the blood from her neck was not just terrifying but disgusting as well on a physical and because he was a nobleman societal level When EC comics were banned their zombies were not just terrifying but disgusting They were stories about rotting corpses which could make telephone calls and send letters to real people to suck them into the darkness and pollute them with their filth Although I can t find the humor in The Furry Trap I do see that what Simmons is trying to do here is a similar sort of thing to the EC comics he s trying to go further than the reader can handle by mixing horror and humor in a book The target for his horror though is the ego the indomitable right to have an opinion and to count as a person which everyone feels they haveDrawing on Foucault s insight that people complain about things in literature primarily as a pose and that transgression exists because people enjoy it too much to ban I recommend this for people who enjoy very bleak horror and are not shocked by descriptions of sexualized violence In this I note that this is seriously transgressive literature not the sort of shock horror fun transgression literature like Fifty Shades where everyone gets to titter behind their hands at others reading mommy porn bondage This is bleak and nasty stuff designed to repel and disgustThis review originally posted on book coasters A Profound Secret terrifying demons of Demonwood Moby-Dick to The Double Silence the depraved caped crusading antihero in Mark of Enemies of Promise the Bat Simmons is a master of creating Walking Nature Home terrifying beasties Behind Bars that inspire and inflict nightmarish horrors usually Walking For Fitness taken Naked. 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Graphic novelist Josh Simmons House returns with a harrowing and genre bending collection of modern horror short stories that could curl the toes of a corpse in a state of rigor mortis Simmons disturbing uncomfortable and even confrontational stories often work on multiple levels straight uncompromising horror; blackly humorous satirical riffs on the genre; or as vicious assaults against the political correctness that rules so much of our popular culture His artwork excels in conveying a feelin. this book s first story brought back a childhood experience long since forgotten it was of coming across my older brother s mad magazines when i was five or so until then you know i had lived in a little girl world of soft rounded wuzzles and my little ponies and rainbow brite so to unexpectedly encounter a style of art that was violent and seedy and greasy looking it felt dangerous like i was looking at something i shouldn t have beensince then i have certainly come a long way and been exposed to so many different forms of artistic expression SO much monster porn and i no longer live in that child safe world but this was a reminder of that first time this opening story which is all cutesy until it all goes horribly wrong in a violent way and i read other reviews of this book because i was trying to see what other people were getting out of it that i wasn t but most of the reviewers are frankly horrified by the amount of violence particularly sexual violence and it s true there is a ton of it the sexual violence doesn t really bother me i am able to separate real world sexual violence from this brand of sexual violence where a male elf slices the soft underbelly of a wizard s jaw and rapes him coming out the wizard s mouth i mean the wizard was planning on killing him so fair play i say but it is so ludicrous and part of a cartoon only scenario that it doesn t make me feel uncomfortable please do not send me news stories proving me wrong in my beliefsso it wasn t this element that made me low rate this collection of graphic novel horror storiesmy objection is that after a while it is just boring same kind of gags different tale incest magic jizz fecal matter masturbation cat boilingoverall the story is sacrificed for the shock they only exist to showcase the violence and yawn i m not really shocked by it so there really isn t much for me as a reader and whisper whisper there are several i don t even understand but violence isn t compelling enough on its own to entertain me is the problemi have to admit i did laugh at the wizard rape because i have a fairly diseased sense of humor and nothing is funnier than raping a wizard in his wizard throat but apart from that there isn t really a need for any of these storiesit is mostly just splatter horror with cartoons and a shock value edge it s okay but pretty same y after a while although the style of the art does change dramatically showing me he could really have something if he broadened his subject matter a biti read this because i trusted some dude who said oh my god that book is so fucking sick you have to read itbut he meant it in a positive way so i gave it a try because i am the resident bad influence on goodreadsand it is sick but it is just sick it isn t awesome sicki think i prefer something like kochalka s Fancy Froglin s Sexy Forest where the artwork is cutesy pie but with serious adult content that juxtaposition makes me giggle and i really like the way he draws frogs and most other thingsbut this one not so muchyeah i have said enough for one night Marion Mahony Reconsidered that could curl The Girl in the Glass Tower the The Great Divide toes of a corpse in a state of rigor mortis Simmons disturbing uncomfortable and even confrontational stories often work on multiple levels straight uncompromising horror; blackly humorous satirical riffs on The Lady and the Peacock the genre; or as vicious assaults against Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith the political correctness The Real Deal that rules so much of our popular culture His artwork excels in conveying a feelin. 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G of dread and claustrophobia and the stories herein all share an unmistakably and uncompromising commitment to exploring the crossroads of abomination and hilarityThe Furry Trap contains 11 short stories varying in length from one to 30 pages as well as a number of extras that will flesh out the reader s experience From the title creatures in Night of the Jibblers to the witches and ogres of Cockbone to the Godzilla sized centaur bodied depiction of the title character in Jesus Christ to the d. Very strange stories with high gore and perversion I found myself simultaneously disgusted and intrigued throughout the book Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch the stories herein all share an unmistakably and uncompromising commitment Fabricate to exploring First & Then the crossroads of abomination and hilarityThe Furry Trap contains 11 short stories varying in length from one Painting Garden Birds with Sherry C. Nelson (Decorative Painting) to 30 pages as well as a number of extras Ella Puede! that will flesh out Newlyweds Anal Lessons the reader s experience From The Millionairess the Elements of the Writing Craft title creatures in Night of Me Tawk Funny the Jibblers E.E. Cummings to Judgment Day the witches and ogres of Cockbone Bumperhead to The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas the Godzilla sized centaur bodied depiction of The Women on the Island the Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques title character in Jesus Christ How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal to Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (P.S.) the d. Very strange stories with high gore and perversion I found myself simultaneously disgusted and intrigued Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, throughout The Witchs Coven the book