Krazy & Ignatz

Krazy & Ignatz

1931-1932: 'A Kat Alilt With Song'

Book - 2004
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The fourth volume of chronological reprintings of the classic newspaperstrip Krazy Kat portrays the deceptively simple triangle hat sustatained if formore than 30 years. Sexually indeterminate Krazy waits lovingly to be beanedby bricks-- invariably interpreted as tokens of affection--lobbed by causticIgnatz Mouse; meanwhile, Offissa Pupp attempts , usually vainly to thwartIgnatz, in part to uphold the forces of order and in part out of unrequited lovefor the Kat.

Herriman's brilliant graphics and imaginative designs ,and the poetry in the characters' fanciful, fractured dialogue, add up tosomething still unmatched in comics-- or any other medium. These Sundayepisodes from 1931-1932 appear in their original black in white.

This oneincludes an informative essay on Herriman's pre-Krazy career and samples the'31-32 daily strips. Three quarters of a century after their creation, theseincomparable comics retain their ineffable appeal, especially in this beautifulshowcase volume.
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Fantagraphics ; London : Turnaround, 2004.
ISBN: 9781560975946
1560975946
Branch Call Number: 741.5973 Herriman
Characteristics: 120 p. :,ill. ;,31 cm.

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