Blue Pills After years of crossing paths with The Perfect Woman, our hero wins his lady. But she and her young son are both HIV-positive. For Fans… Blue Pills After years of crossing paths with The Perfect Woman, our hero wins his lady. But she and her young son are both HIV-positive. For Fans… 2008-01-15 Comic Books/Graphic Novels Fiction Houghton Mifflin
Book Review

Blue Pills (2008)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Release Date: Jan 15, 2008; Writer: Frederik Peeters; Genres: Comic Books/Graphic Novels, Fiction; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

After years of crossing paths with The Perfect Woman, our hero wins his lady. But she and her young son are both HIV-positive.

For Fans of...
Brian Fies' Mom's Cancer.

Bottom Line
Frederik Peeters' charming autobiographical vignettes in Blue Pills, about broken condoms, pediatric-ward visits, and daydreams about philosophizing mammoths improbably add up to tender romance. B+

Originally posted Jan 11, 2008 Published in issue #974 Jan 18, 2008 Order article reprints
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