Sherman Davies works at a major metropolitan bookstore in which he slaves away until he can fulfill his dream of being a writer. His life takes a crazy turn when he finds a cute girl stuck on his fire escape after a party. Is she The One he's been looking for or more trouble than he's ready for?
Meanwhile, his friend Ed gets a job as an assistant to Irving Flavor, a bitter, biting old cartoonist from comics' Golden Age. When Ed discovers Flavor's dark secret he has to has to make a tough choice. Also, if he doesn't lose his virginity soon he very well might shoot himself.
Roommates, dreary jobs, comic books, runaways, a psychotic landlady, nudity, profanity, kitty cats, rock and roll, ice skating and a yearning for bantha, Box Office Poison covers all aspects of the life of a twenty-something.
If you've enjoyed Box Office Poison be sure to pick up BOP! More Tales of Box Office Poison. Consisting of short stories, one-page features and a 24-hour comic, it collects all the other appearences of Sherman, Ed, Jane and the whole gang!
Also available: Box Office Poison #78, a mini-comic offering a glimpse into the life of Sherman fifteen years later.
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