Outlaws, Rebels, Freethinkers & Pirates
Bob LevinISBN: 1560976314;
Book Description A collection of raucous Comics Journal artists' profiles from the eclectic essayist and author of The Pirates & the Mouse. Meet the artist who proved you could do ANYTHING in a comic book. who regularly performs an act of purification by passing a 21-foot long cloth through his digestive system. whose pink winged magic stogie-waving fairy godfather was the toast of 1940s intellectuals. who, more likely than not, never had sex with her Doberman. whose gore-splattered stories featured an all-teddy bear cast. who devoted a dozen years to creating an epic graphic novel equivalent of the "Odyssey" (but is now largely forgotten). Bob Levin explores the by-ways and back roads of creative genius in as off-beat a collection of characters as are likely to be found outside a carnival midway. Serious, dedicated, often driven by the hounds of Hell, these artists pursue often off-putting, always fascinating visions...
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