Mister Wonderful by Daniel Clowes

Mister Wonderful

Daniel Clowes

Oh, the embarrassment! If you have never been on a blind date, read this graphic novel and let it put you off completely. Unless you believe that everything will turn out for the best in the end. In which case, go on a blind date, but let this book warn you about the possible consequences. Either way, read it so that you can have the pleasure of vicarious squirming.


When Tim told me she was 'one of a kind' I thought that he was just trying to sell me on the whole blind-date concept. I should have taken him at his word; she's a miracle.

And now with her own tragic story drawing to a close, here was a chance to cement our bond in mutual misery with my own untoppable legacy of romantic woe.

'Yes, I'm afraid I know exactly what you mean. I' POP! What the ?!

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