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Zippy Dingburg Diaries

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Product Description

  • Artist
    Bill Griffith  
    Author
    Bill Griffith  
    Binding
    trade paperback  
    Cat No.
    2774732  
    Genre
    Humour  
    ISBN
    9781606996416  
    Previews
    Previews January 2013  
    Publisher
    Fantagraphics Books Inc  
    Series
    Independents  
    Type
    Graphic Novels  
  • An Extra-Bountiful Helping Of Zippy Strips!

    Comprising a full two and a half years’ worth of dailies and full-color Sundays, The Dingburg Diaries is the third Zippy book featuring tales of ‘Dingburg, the City Inhabited Entirely by Pinheads’-Zippy’s home town. There’s even a long series of ‘Historical Dingburg’ strips, chronicling the pinhead population through the years, from 1840, when Dingburg’s ‘Town Fool’ accidentally invented disco, to 1958 when Dingburg Beatniks flourished in the town’s Bohemian neighborhood. Like, Yowl, man. God also has his own chapter (and verse). In the guise of a clip art ‘authority figure,’ he dispenses unwanted advice and conditional love upon the citizens of Dingburg. His tendency to cross-dress reaches new heights when he appears in a performance of ‘Swine Lake,’ wearing a tutu. Sacrilegious, yet sensitive. There are large chunks of Mr. The Toad, Zerbina, Little Zippy and the rest of Griffith’s cast of characters throughout this expanded collection. Published in a larger 8’ by 10’ format, The Dingburg Diaries also features a big color section, showcasing Griffith’s inventive palette. There are parodies of the paintings of Edward Hopper and Film Noir, and ‘Griffy’s Top Ten List On Comics and Their Creation’ a semi-serious mini-tutorial on everything (well, ten things) he’s learned in over forty years at the drawing board.

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