Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood

Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood

Author: Kaz

Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

ISBN: 9781606998847

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 350

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This omnibus and retrospective collects the best of 23 years of cartoonist Kaz’s alt-weekly comic strip. Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood is the first-ever omnibus of the very best of the alternative weekly strip’s 23-year run, with annotations, photos, and other surprises from the author (along with a foreword by Mutts creator Patrick McDonnell). Kaz's strip hilariously depicts sordid doings in a surreal city, stuffed with almost-parodies of famous comic strip characters, a healthy dose of cigarette smoking cats, cute little saccharin-cuddly creatures, media-damaged kids, and much more ― all destined for a sardonic smashing.

Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Kaz
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-10 - Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

This omnibus and retrospective collects the best of 23 years of cartoonist Kaz’s alt-weekly comic strip. Underworld: From Hoboken to Hollywood is the first-ever omnibus of the very best of the alternative weekly strip’s 23-year run, with annotations, photos, and other surprises from the author (along with a foreword by
The Comics Journal #307
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Cathy Malkasian, Gary Groth, Kristy Valenti
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-18 - Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

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Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Tom Spurgeon, Michael Dean
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-14 - Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

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Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Patrick McDonnell
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-15 - Publisher: Abrams

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Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Karen McNally
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-20 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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