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Gary Larson and the Far Side.

Author: Kerry D Soper
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi 2018.
Series: Great comics artists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kerry D. Soper reminds us of 'The Far Side's' groundbreaking qualities and cultural significance in Gary Larson and 'The Far Side.' In the 1980s, Gary Larson (b. 1950) shook up a staid comics page by introducing a set of aesthetic devices, comedic tones, and philosophical frames that challenged and delighted many readers, even while upsetting and confusing others. His irreverent, single panels served as an  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry D Soper
ISBN: 9781496817280 1496817281
OCLC Number: 1068536070
Description: 224 pages.
Series Title: Great comics artists.
Responsibility: Kerry D. Soper.

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Kerry D. Soper reminds us of The Far Side's groundbreaking qualities and cultural significance in this book. In this first full study of Larson's art, Soper follows the arc of the cartoonist's life  Read more...

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A well-paced and vividly drawn portrait. The biographical details are fascinating, helping to limn a person who remained willfully opaque throughout the peak of his fame.--Tom Heintjes "Hogan's Alley Read more...

 
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