Synopsis: Anonymous break up stories from men and women, old and young, serious and silly and the cartoons that inspired them. Author and artist Hilary Campbell turns the painful into the hilarious, validating emotions from forgotten middle school tragedies to relationships that ended only hours ago.
Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and cartoonist. Her films have won top prizes at Slamdance, SF IndieFest, and more. She was the co-illustrator of Jessica Bennett’s critically acclaimed Feminist Fight Club.Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But You Could’ve Done Better is her first book of cartoons.
Most of the stories are pretty cringe but some are funny. I especially like the one about the guy who upon being dumped by his girlfriend throws his game boy at her head and runs away barefoot!
Overall though they are more….uncomfortable than humorous.
Probably be good for anyone going through a break-up.