The Left Bank Gang Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ezra Pound are reimagined as struggling cartoonists in 1920s Paris. Oh, yeah: They're all drawn as dogs, who gossip,… The Left Bank Gang Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ezra Pound are reimagined as struggling cartoonists in 1920s Paris. Oh, yeah: They're all drawn as dogs, who gossip,… 2006-08-19 Fiction Fantagraphics Books
Book Review

The Left Bank Gang (2006)

EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Aug 19, 2006; Writer: Jason; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ezra Pound are reimagined as struggling cartoonists in 1920s Paris. Oh, yeah: They're all drawn as dogs, who gossip, scribble, bicker (''Zelda... Do you even love me any more? You used to be the first one to read all my comics'').

For Fans of...
Literary parody.

Does It Deliver?
These garrulous word-hounds fetch wit with bite. Things go downhill a bit when that damn Hemingway proposes a bank heist.

Originally posted Aug 11, 2006 Published in issue #891-892 Aug 18, 2006 Order article reprints