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Monday, November 14, 2011


(The cover of the book)

Faceless by Bruce Sutherland is an irreverent, controversial and hilarious cartoon strip that started as a web-based comic and quickly acquired a huge following. Although the ‘faceless’ characters are amusing and entertaining, the content is not for the faint-hearted! Faceless never pulls any punches, expressing those sentiments readers feel but never dare verbalise for fear of being judged ‘politically incorrect’.

Although the primary function of Faceless is to amuse and entertain, it always evokes a response of some sort, often shocking readers out of their apathy. As Sutherland says, “The only thing worse than people talking about you is people NOT talking about you.” In this comic strip there are no holy cows – the comments and observations, and generally taking the Mickey out of people, are aimed at everyone. A true original!

Faceless by Bruce Sutherland is published by Zebra Press and retails at R160.