The Curse of the Masking-Tape Mummy
(A Basic Instructions collection, Volume 3)
Don't Eat Any Bugs Productions
DESCRIPTION: In the third collection of Basic Instructions comics, Scott Meyer explains how to plan the perfect crime, tell a riveting story, prepare for the apocalypse, and more. This volume also includes an exclusive Rocket Hat adventure by guest artist Michael Mayne, and excerpts from the failed children's picture-book adaptation of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, by the Mullet-Haired Boss.
REVIEW: Amusing, insightful, and disturbingly reminiscent of situations I've been in, Basic Instructions remains one of my favorite comic strips. As for the bonus material, Rocket Hat's adventure was fun, but I admit that the FaLiLV jokes were lost on me, as it wasn't my kind of movie. (Or book.) Very enjoyable overall, offering some good laughs when I needed them.
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