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My New York Diary

Julie Doucet

A CLASSIC GRAPHIC NOVEL, BACK IN PRINT!

In 1991, Julie Doucet abruptly packed her bags and moved to New York. Trouble followed her in the form of a jealous boyfriend, insecurity about her talent, her worsening epilepsy, and a tendency to self-medicate with booze and drugs.

2000 Firecracker Award for Best Graphic Novel

"A dramatic roller-coaster ride...[it] lures you in like a cut in the mouth." --Chicago New City

"...ferocious female sexuality." --LA New Times

New second printing of softcover features new cover art by Julie!


Paperback, 6 x 9, black and white, 96 pages

ISBN: 9781896597836

$16.95 US / $16.95 CDN

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My Most Secret Desire New Edition

Julie Doucet

Considered by many to be one of the most influential cartoonists ever, Julie Doucet created an iconic body of work in the ten short years she solely devoted herself to her trailblazing comic-book series Dirty Plotte. Her comics are densely inked and detailed with a pulsating neurosis from a decidedly female point of view that set the comic-book world on its head when the series debuted. Doucet returns to comics after a 5-year hiatus with a reworked edition of her dream journal My Most Secret Desire, complete with never-before-published material.

My Most Secret Desire is considered to be Doucet's most innovative work, exploring the longings, pressures, and exploits of the feminine subconscious. Nightmarish tales of pregnancy, menstruation, sex changes, and boyfriends haunt Doucet's nocturnal psyche with a feverish and surreal pitch.


ISBN: 9781896597959

$19.95 US / $19.95 CDN

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Lady Pep

Julie Doucet

Wildly popular Julie Doucet returns! Drawn & Quarterly launches the new limited edition series "Petits Livres" art book series which inexpensively, but with D+Q's signature design and production values, showcases groundbreaking artwork by cartoonists and artists from around the globe. "Petits Livres" makes art books affordable, and therefore accessible to all fans. Similar to Julie's Long Time Relationship, Lady Pep collects Julies post-comics career illustrations, lino-cut and collage work from various projects including her obscure Sophie Punt handmade-magazine.

ISBN: 9781894937832

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Long Time Relationship

Julie Doucet

(120 p, 2-color, 5 x 8"

"A depth of humanity and deadpan humor." --Publishers Weekly

"Doucet is finding fresh ways to channel her creative eruptions onto paper." --Village Voice

Legendary cartoonist Julie Doucet spent two years in her Montreal studio producing a series of bold lino-cut prints and they are collected here in this stunning cloth edition. Doucet deftly explores themes ranging from female sexuality to fortune cookies (go figure!) and everything inbetween, all encompassed in this sharply-designed art book.


ISBN: 9781896597461

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Dirty Plotte #05

Julie Doucet

The New York Subway is the setting for the lead story in this issue, which deals with heartache, misunderstood phone conversations, mysterious corpses, and lost friends. Each panel in this story is painted in intricate tones of black, white, and grey. Also: Julie finds new uses for motorcycle seats.
24 pages. First printing: May 1992. Mature readers.

ISBN: 9781894937153

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Dirty Plotte #02

Julie Doucet

In this issue, Julie gives her views on breast cancer, cannibalism, "man's best friend", and her very first english lesson. Also: terrifying nightmares, attempted suicides, and painful self-portraits. 24 pages. First printing: March 1991; Second printing: July 1992. For mature readers.

ISBN: 9781894937122

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Dirty Plotte #07

Julie Doucet

This issue's highlight is the 8 page story "The First Time", a frank and harrowing account of Julie's first sexual experience (it has since been reprinted in the book "My New York Diary"). Also: Julie visits a comic book store to use their bathroom facilities, and more bad dreams.
24 pages. First printing: September 1993. Mature Readers.


ISBN: 9781894937177

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Dirty Plotte #12 (Purty Plotte)

Julie Doucet

The grand finale of Dirty Plotte features the conclusion of "My New York Diary", in which Julie finally takes care of her blubbering boyfriend. Also in this issue: "Alone Again With Julie Doucet", the hilarious two-pager that was deemed too risque for Details magazine.
24 pages. First printing: August 1998. Mature readers.

ISBN: 9781894937535

$3.50 US / $3.50 CDN

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Dirty Plotte #10 (Purity Plotte)

Julie Doucet

Part one of "My New York Diary" is featured in this issue. Julie arrives in Manhattan on the train and is wooed by her new boyfriend. How sweet it is. Plus: two stories that have not been reprinted in book form: a dream about Nick Cave and Julie as a cowboy shooting up a saloon.
24 pages. First printing: December 1996. Mature readers.

ISBN: 9781894937528

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365 Days: A Diary by Julie Doucet

Julie Doucet

"Julie Doucet is a conceptual artist trapped in a cartoonist's body... finding fresh ways to channel her creative eruptions onto paper." --The Village Voice

"Like many of her alt-comics contemporaries, Doucet eradicates any uppity delineation between art and comics." --Bust Magazine

Despite Julie Doucet's renunciation of her comics-centric lifestyle over five years ago, 365 Days is imbued with the iconic talent and studied aesthetic of her seminal comic book series Dirty Plotte, which catapulted her into being one of the world's greatest cartoonists. This visual journal, starting in late 2002, is an idiosyncratic collision of her various creative interests, wherein personal narrative, collage and drawing begin to tell the story of her pursuits into printmaking and beyond, chronicling her maturation as a mid-career artist and her fluid extension into a broader arts community.

Now exhibiting internationally, Doucet blurs the boundaries between high art, illustration, craft and comics: where panel borders once divided pages, collage creeps in; events and doodles merge; recollection and narrative blend with the abstract. The surreal neurosis of her comics has subsided to reveal a more relaxed creativity that is unrestricted by form or definition and is as engaging as ever. 365 Days: A Diary By Julie Doucet was excerpted in McSweeney's #13.


ISBN: 9781897299159

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Dirty Plotte #04

Julie Doucet

The forces of grime and spotlessness clash in what may be the most unusual showdown in comics, as Julie takes on "Super Clean Plotte". Also: life in New York City; very particular lessons in hygiene; and an unconventional idea for a new lunchtime snack. 24 pages. First printing: October 1991; Second printing: November 1994. Mature readers.

ISBN: 9781894837146

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Dirty Plotte #01

Julie Doucet

Perhaps one of the only books to have received a tip of the hat from publications as diverse as "Ms." and "Screw", Dirty Plotte was for eight years a forum for Julie Doucet's irrepressible comics. These intensely-drawn strips explore some of Doucet's deepest and most bizarre fantasies: from masturbation with cookies (given to her by her mother, of course!), to various unlikely scenarios of her life as a man. In later issues, Doucet explored more complex themes: these stories of love, passion, and seemingly endless cycles of bad relationships are told with an unflinching candor and honesty and drawn with Doucet's characteristic eye for obsessive detail.

ISBN: 9781894937115

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My New York Diary (Limited Edition)

Julie Doucet

(96 p, B/W , 6 x 9")

In 1991, Julie Doucet abruptly packed her bags and moved to New York. Trouble followed her in the form of a jealous boyfriend, insecurity about her talent, her worsening epilepsy, and a tendency to self-medicate with booze and drugs.

2000 Firecracker Award for Best Graphic Novel

"A dramatic roller-coaster ride...[it] lures you in like a cut in the mouth." --Chicago New City

"...ferocious female sexuality." --LA New Times

ISBN: 9781896597225

$34.95 US / $34.95 CDN

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Madame Paul Affair

Julie Doucet

(56 p, B/W, 7x10")

Julie Doucet and her boyfriend find a new apartment with cheap rent and a string of nutty neighbors. One ex-con "breaks out" of his apartment by smashing his own window. Another man attempts to kill himself by stuffing his head in a gas oven. But perhaps the oddest person of all is the landlady herself, Madame Paul, who one day mysteriously disappears...

"Spunky and smart, Doucet stands out for her engaging combination of a cartoonish style and frank realism."
--Kirkus Reviews

ISBN: 9781896597348

$7.95 US / $7.95 CDN

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Lift Your Leg, My Fish is dead! (Limited edition)

Julie Doucet

(96 p, B/W, 6x9")

"Doucet's artwork bursts with a passion for life...the dense, twisting art has a dreamlike innocence that is almost hypnotic." --LA. Weekly

Julie Doucet's first book collection, featuring a selection of strips culled from her cult comic book series Dirty Plotte is just as odd as it's title suggests. You'll find it all in here: fatal kisses, early misadventures with tampons, ecstatic lovemaking with giant beer bottles, and a host of other strange and unconventional themes from the unfettered imagination of Ms. Doucet.


ISBN: 9780969670124

$27.00 US / $27.00 CDN

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Dirty Plotte #09 (Purty Plotte)

Julie Doucet

This issue features Doucet's first full length feature story. "Julie In Junior College" details her early days in art college, as she encounters the nightmares of color-gradation scales, basket weaving, and her first experiences with strange men. This story was reprinted in the book "My New York Diary".
24 pages. First printing: April 1995.
Mature readers. ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE

ISBN: DP#09

$2.95 US / $2.95 CDN

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