Life is weird. Embrace it. A bear flies through space and a hamster suffers a breakdown. Elsewhere, a garden snake is arrested by animal control and jailed for home invasion, while a child marvels at the wonder of nature as worms emerge from the ground and begin looking for vodka (as they always have). These are common occurrences in the world of Reza Farazmand's wildly popular webcomic, Poorly Drawn Lines: Good Ideas and Amazing Stories. Traveling from deep space to alternate realities to the bottom of the ocean, this eponymous collection brings together fan favorites with new comics and original essays to share Farazmand's inimitable take on love, nature, social acceptance, and robots.
Reza Farazmand lives and draws in San Francisco. He started putting his comics on the Internet in college, and was soon surprised to learn that this activity could make for an actual career. His work has since been featured in and around such places as television sets, websites, magazines, and now this book. When he’s not writing or drawing, Reza enjoys drinking coffee and looking at things on screens.