Wildcat Anarchist Comics

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9780900384301: Wildcat Anarchist Comics

An anthology of comics culled from the pages of Freedom and other UK anarchist periodicals. Political satire at its finest.

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Jayne Clementson is an anarchist and a professional print designer. Jay Kinney founded and edited Anarchy Comics, and contributed to many other comics. His previous works include Anarchy Comics: The Complete Collection, Hidden Wisdom, and The Masonic Myth. Donald Rooum became an anarchist in 1944 and has contributed articles to the anarchist paper Freedom since 1947. He studied graphic design in Bradford, England, and his cartoons have been published in the British press since 1950. His editorial cartoons have appeared in Peace News since 1962. His comic strip “Wildcat” has appeared in Freedom since 1980, and “Sprite” in The Skeptic since 1987.

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“It is not only a work of genius, but of great originality, using outrageous knockabout comedy to convey serious ideas ... this strangely effective technique of using utter farce to get below intellectual defences is successful in getting us to face challenges that no mere political pamphleteering could so ... And we anarchists, with our eyes open, must accept that we too can be ridiculous in the passionate pursuit of our ideals.” —Tony Gibson (H.B. Gibson), Freedom

"It’s a great little book, a fascinating insight and an amazing record of Donald’s work." —Simon Chadwick, ccgb.org.uk

"Donald Rooum's work offers an emperor-has-no-clothes critique of contemporary power and foolishness." —Peace News

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