Comic Arf

Comic Arf

Oversize Book - 2008
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Another great Arf book for 2008, featuring one of the greatest cartoonists of all time - Milt Gross! The Gross-ness begins on the cover with a stunning painting by the Count of Cartoons depicting Uncle Sam as he grinds up a sea of immigrants into a parade of classic comic strip characters. During the 1920s Gross drew a comic strip that left the last panel blank for aspiring artists. Arf series editor Craig Yoe has drafted a Who's Who of contemporary cartoonists to complete Gross' unfinished masterpieces, among them Art Spiegelman, Patrick McDonnell, R. Crumb, Bil Keane, Johnny Ryan, Jaime Hernandez, Mike Mignola, and more! For the history buff, Comic Arf delivers with showcases of Dudley Fisher, Arch Dale, and a hard-hitting chapter entitled "The 15 Most Powerful Anti-War Cartoons of History."
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : ARF Books in association with Fantagraphics Books, 2008.
Edition: First Fantagraphics Books edition
ISBN: 9781560979128
1560979127
Branch Call Number: OVERSIZE 741.5973 COMIC AR
Characteristics: 114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Yoe, Craig

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theorbys Jun 01, 2012

The Arf magazine format books are always interesting, digging up often less well known graphic creators from different times or countries that one might never have otherwise heard of or seen the work of.

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