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The Comics Journal, Special Edition, Summer 2002, Vol. 2: Cartoonists on Music- Jim Woodring's Visionary Landscapes

Gary Groth

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ISBN 10: 1560974990 / ISBN 13: 9781560974994
Published by U.S.A.: Fantagraphics, 2002
Magazine / Periodical Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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"Hot Alligator! How Little Orphan Annie Beat the Pants Off the Boys at Strip Dice and MCed the First Comic Strip" (Bill Blackbeard), "Deeper Meanings" [on] Bill Kliban (Timothy Kreider), "All Hail Jack Kent!" (Tom Devlin), "Between Borders" (Ernesto Priego), Side by Side by Trondheim (Paul Gravett), Rebels Against the Zeitgeist (Robert Fiore), W. E. Will (Bill Griffith), Jim Woodring: No Offense Taken (Gary Groth), Catwalk (Donald Phelps), Cartoonists on Music Color and b/w comic art, 12x12, 179 pages, stiff cover, Contributions by almost 50 artists. Illustrated front and back boards, and front and back end papers. Stiff cover. An amazing magazine. Bookseller Inventory # A0043

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Title: The Comics Journal, Special Edition, Summer ...

Publisher: U.S.A.: Fantagraphics

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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The 2003 Harvey Award Winner, Best Anthology―a Paris Review devoted to the art of comics.

This Comics Journal Special Edition spotlights master cartoonist Jim Woodring with a spectacular cover painting, two essays on the artist's oeuvre by Donald Phelps and Kenneth Smith, and a new interview. Text-and-art features include an appreciation of the cartoonist W. E. Hill by Zippy creator Bill Griffith (with many examples of Hill's gorgeous tabloid-sized Sunday pages in full color) and Timothy Kreider on B. Kliban.

Our comics section's theme this volume is "Cartoonists on Music and Musicians" including many of the greatest names in cartooning today: Mary Fleener, Roger Langridge, Peter Bagge, Penny Van Horn, Spain, Ron Rege, Al Columbia, Jordan Crane, Steven Weissman, Diane Noomin, Megan Kelso, Gerald Jablonski, Justin Green, Mark Kalesniko, Carol Lay, Blanquet, Sam Henderson, Phoebe Gloeckner, Tony Millionaire, Michael Kupperman, John Porcellino, R. Crumb, Bill Griffith, Arnold Roth, David Mazzucchelli, Ivan Brunetti, Matt Groening, C. Tyler, John Kerschbaum, Sherri Flenniken, Richard Sala, Rick Geary, Mack White, and Mark Martin. Rockin' good comics! Color and black-and-white comics and illustrations throughout

About the Author:

Gary Groth is the co-founder of The Comics Journal and Fantagraphics Books. He lives in Seattle.

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