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Review: Long Distance #1

I’m a sucker for slice-of-life comics. No capes, no crime, no space aliens or post-apocalyptic wastelands; just good, old-fashioned, real-life stories backed up by heartfelt, emotional, and just plain real story-telling. Good, contemporary slice-of-life comics are pretty few and far between, nowadays, however, and unless you want to cross genres, throwback to decades past, or settle for webcomics, you’re just not going to find too many on comic shop shelves. One I did manage to find was Long Distance, from writer/artist Thomas Zahler released through IDW Publishing, a new series that is exactly the contemporary update the slice-of-life comic genre needs.

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