Frank Babbitt is an American working at Disneyland, who also searches out sexual and alcoholic adventures in Paris by night. Michael Miller is a bullied English boy with a disability, who dreams of being Mickey Mouse, both at the theme park and by having Mickey's magic to escape from everyday life. He gets his break when Frank employs him in the Magic Kingdom. Meanwhile in England, would-be cartoonist Daniel Travis sets out for Disneyland with his anarchie and intoxicating 16-year-old cousin Daphne, intent on social sabotage...And That's Not Nearly All, Folks...Endlessly inventive and viciously funny, gloriously indifferent to Yurayama's copyrights and trademarks, The Cartoonist shouldn't be allowed.
Richard Beard studied at Cambridge, the Open University, and the University of East Anglia. He is the author of X20 and Damascus. He lives near Bath.