Staying on the idea of the ridiculous for just a moment longer, I think we've all seen elementary school productions of Guys and Dolls. What if the kids were the cream of the crop of professional children, and the production were absolutely top notch — maybe Jerry Zaks recreating his sublime work from the 1992 revival? Do not tell me that's not high comedy. Those little four-foot bookies singing they've got the horse right here? That fifth grade Miss Adelaide developing a cold? That's comedy!
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life.