Comics Journal #299 - Midtown Comics
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Comics Journal #299

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"In TCJ #299, The Pirate and the Mouse author Bob Levin tracks down the El Dorado of comics, a lost collection of unpublished strips by 190 of the world’s most important cartoonists, including Will Eisner, Vaughn Bodé, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Art Spiegelman, Arnold Roth, Bill Griffith, Ralph Steadman, Don Martin, Gahan Wilson, Jeff Jones, Guido Crepax — even William Burroughs, Tom Wolfe and Frank Zappa! The comics were assembled in the 1970s by Michel Choquette (creator with Neal Adams of National Lampoon’s Son o’ God comics) for a book called Someday Funnies, which never saw print. Levin and Choquette reveal for the first time the whole catastrophic story of what might have been the comics anthology of the century. Plus: Pearls Before Swine creator and 2007 Reuben Cartoonist of the Year Stephan Pastis talks about his popular newspaper strip, making a living on the funny pages and working for Peanuts."

Item #: 1044909 Diamond code: APR090829 ISBN: 9781606991473

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