Tales From the Farm (2007) A lazy slice-of-life drama, Tales From The Farm is the first volume of writer-artist Jeff Lemire's trilogy set in Essex County, Ontario. In the opener,… 2007-04-25 Comic Books/Graphic Novels Fiction Top Shelf
Book Review

Tales From the Farm (2007)

EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Apr 25, 2007; Writer: Jeff Lemire; Genres: Comic Books/Graphic Novels, Fiction; Publisher: Top Shelf

A lazy slice-of-life drama, Tales From The Farm is the first volume of writer-artist Jeff Lemire's trilogy set in Essex County, Ontario. In the opener, a 10-year-old orphan who perennially wears a superhero getup lolls about his uncle's farm and befriends a gruff gas-station proprietor.

For Fans of...
Thinky indie films; Waiting for Godot, with less chitchat.

Does It Deliver?
Patient readers will appreciate this Podunk comic's languid pacing and stark, jittery visuals. B

Originally posted May 18, 2007 Published in issue #935 May 25, 2007 Order article reprints