The Realist Cartoon Anthology; The Tilley Watch

Back in June of 2015 Ink Spill noted: It’s going to be awhile before this appears in bookstores (April of 2016) but the wait will be worth it.  Here’s a description  from the publisher (Fantagraphics): The Realist was a legendary satirical periodical that ran from 1958 to 2001 and published some of the most incendiary cartoons that ever appeared in

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Book of Interest: An Art Young Anthology

Due March of 2017 from Fantagraphics is an Art Young anthology: To Laugh That We May Not Weep. Here’s some info from the publisher: To Laugh That We May Not Weep is a sweeping career retrospective, reprinting ?often for the first time in 60 or 70 years? over 800 of Young’s timeless, charming, and devastating cartoons and illustrations, many reproduced

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Books of Interest: A Harvey Kurtzman Biography & A Box of Clowes

Looking forward to this forthcoming biography of the late great Harvey Kurtzman.  Due May 2nd from Fantagraphics.         While you’re waiting for the biography to be released you might want to check out  Mr. Kurtzman’s autobiography, My Life As A Cartoonist  (Aladdin; First Minstrel Books, 1988)               _________________________________________________________________________________ Also coming from

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Uncollected Gahan Wilson Cartoons in 2015

This coming July, Fantagraphics brings us Gahan Wilson’s Out There.  According to the publisher’s notes:   …in 1964 [Wilson] brought his brilliantly controlled wiggly-but-sophisticated pen line to The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Wilson’s freaks and geeks found a home among the stories of the best fantasy and sf writers of the day, offering a welcome, if sometimes macabre

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