Jillian Tamaki boldly emerges as a new titan of the comics medium... The whole endeavor feels like Adrian Tomine meets Jorge Luis Borges, while also feeling like nothing we’ve seen before.Vulture
The cartoonist of This One Summer and SuperMutant Magic Academy explores the virtual and IRL world of contemporary women via a lens both surreal and wry
Jenny becomes obsessed with a strange "mirror Facebook," which presents an alternate, possibly better, version of herself. Helen finds her clothes growing baggy, her shoes looser, and as she shrinks away to nothingness, the world around her recedes as well. The animals of the city briefly open their minds to us, and we see the world as they do. A mysterious music file surfaces on the internet and forms the basis of a utopian society–or is it a cult?
Boundless is at once fantastical and realist, playfully hinting at possible transcendence: from one’s culture, one’s relationship, oneself. This collection of short stories is a showcase for the masterful blend of emotion and humour of award-winning cartoonist Jillian Tamaki.
Praise for Boundless
Revelatory... Tamaki has delivered an essential collection of truly modern fiction in comics form.Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
Tamaki's voice shines throughout this masterpiece... as she effortlessly blends love and pain, fantasy and reality.Nylon Magazine
Funny, absurd, and occasionally just pecular, it's sure to be one of the year's best story collections - graphic or otherwise.National Post
In addition to serving as a showcase for her lush, expressive art, this collection highlights Tamaki’s.... incisive examinations of nostalgia, consumption, process, notions of self and, of course, the internet.The Guardian, The 20 comics to watch out for in 2017
A fantastical and surreal look at modern life, in gorgeous pencil sketch.Glamour
[Jillian Tamaki] dazzles with her impressive range in this collection...Lush, vibrant, and packed with emotion.Entertainment Weekly
Jillian Tamaki's finely hewn tales read like transmissions from a parallel universe just as lonely as our own, but in a more beautifully felt, hilariously ephemeral way. These are precious stories, stories to fall into like an odd dream you left too soon.Alexandra Kleeman
A profoundly honest, bittersweet picture of human nature, made all the more haunting by her enchanting artwork.Booklist, Starred Review
Jillian Tamaki seems capable of drawing anything, in any style, and making it appear effortless. Her writing could be described in the same way, and it's thrilling to see those twin skills of hers united in service of these daring, unpredictable, and quietly strange stories.Adrian Tomine, author of Killing and Dying