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1 edition of Derby Dugan"s depression funnies found in the catalog.

Derby Dugan"s depression funnies

by Tom De Haven

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Niagara, F.A. Thorpe in England, USA, Anstey, Leicestershire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books,
  • Cartoonists,
  • Comic books, strips,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDepression funnies
    StatementTom De Haven
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.E1116 D4 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination327 pages (large print) :
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26372887M
    ISBN 100708958583
    ISBN 109780708958582
    OCLC/WorldCa36533513

    Derby Dugan. A talking dog and puckered shoes: Derby Dugan’s Depression Funnies. Mitch Wagner. Mon pm. Favorite This. Emmet Asher-Perrin Terry Pratchett Book Club. Tom De Haven, a creative writing professor in the Department of English in the College of Humanities and Sciences and the author of “It’s Superman!” and “Derby Dugan’s Depression Funnies,” among other novels and graphic novels, said that All-Negro Comics No. 1 is “one of the very rarest of the rare.”.

      David Kamp reviews book Dugan Under Ground by Tom De Haven; drawing (M) ''Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies'' (), captured the strip at its 's zenith, the new book begins with Candy. Funny Papers by Tom De Haven: book 1: Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies by Tom De Haven: book 2: Dugan Under Ground by Tom De Haven: book 3: Series Information Translate Series Title. German: Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Works can belong to more than one series.

    Derby Dugan. Funny Papers (New York: Viking, ) [Derby Dugan: hb/Neil Stuart] Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies (New York: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, ) [Derby Dugan: hb/Art Spiegelman] Dugan Under Ground (New York: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, ) [Derby Dugan: hb/Kim Deitch] Chronicles of the King's Tramp. But I had a period of sadness and depression following my deliberate relapse of the weekend, and in consequence I wrote a long maudlin post about it. Never fear -- I'll give you the Reader's Digest version. At first it was fun. Fun to damn the torpedoes and go full speed ahead. I wanted a Missing: Derby Dugans.


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Derby Dugan"s depression funnies by Tom De Haven Download PDF EPUB FB2

Subsequently, I read De Haven's Funny Papers and Dugan Under Ground, which are also terrific reads. A few years after my first reading of Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies, I read Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a novel that also features fictional comic book artists and writers/5(4).

Tom De Haven is the author of five novels: Freaks' Amour, Jersey Luck, Funny Papers, Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies, and Dugan Under Ground; a collection of three related novellas, Sunburn Lake; and a three-novel series, Chronicle of the King's Tramp, which includes Walker of Worlds, The End-of-Everything Man, and The Last Human/5.

Tom De Haven is the author of 18 books, including the Funny Papers Trilogy (Funny Papers, Derby Dugan’s Depression Funnies, Dugan Under Ground), the King’s Tramp Trilogy (Walker of Worlds, The End-of-Everything Man, The Last View Author.

De Haven's narrator, Al Bready, looks backward from the vantage point of cranky old age to the palmy Derby Dugans depression funnies book conflicted days when ``strip'' cartoonists were media kings and when Al, a self- taught hustler steeped in the works of Jack London and Booth Tarkington, wrote scripts for irascible Walter Geebus's popular Derby Dugan strip, which portrayed the adventures of a resourceful street kid and his faithful talking Author: Tom De Haven.

Derby Dugan's depression funnies: a novel. [Tom De Haven] -- The s world of strip cartoons through the eyes of Al Beady, a lightning-fast pulp fiction writer. He writes text for "Derby Dugan," a cartoon on an orphan boy and his smart-aleck talking dog.

Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies. Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies Request an Image. first edition Hardcover All books are returnable within ten days if returned in the same condition as sent. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, DISCOVER, PAYPAL, checks and money orders.

New Jersey residents please add 7% sales tax. Derby Dugan's depression funnies (Large print book, ) [] Get this from a library. Derby Dugan's depression funnies. Tom De Haven, Metropolitan Books, pp. Paper: $ A sequel of sorts to De Haven's novel of early comic-strip publishing, Funny Papers (), Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies follows narrator Al Bready as the comic-strip ghostwriter and prodigiously prolific pulp-fiction author negotiates a pair of low-level crises in his life in late s New York.

Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies Tom De Haven, Author Henry Holt & Company $23 (0p) ISBN MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE. Nothing much happens in Tom De Haven’s third novel: merely an era observed, celebrated, and mourned in its passing. Or so it seems at first.

Like Time and Again or The Alienist, Derby Dugan’s. Subsequently, I read De Haven's Funny Papers and Dugan Under Ground, which are also terrific reads. A few years after my first reading of Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies, I read Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a novel that also features fictional comic book.

In "Funny Papers" and its independently enjoyable sequel, "Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies," he imagines the daily grind of the creative and cranky artists and. Title: Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies (Niagara Large Print Hardcovers) Author(s): Tom De Haven ISBN: / (UK edition) Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon CA.

In this case, readers may enjoy Dugan Under Ground better if they haven't yet read its predecessors--in particular, Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies, the second book in the series.

Dugan Under Ground is a fun, vibrant romp, full of wonderful period detail. But the characters don't resonate the way characters in an exceptional tale do--or as they do in Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies.

To /5(5). Mitch Wagner Tom De Haven’s Derby Dugan’s Depression Funnies is a beautiful, sad, and comic novel about the time when the people who created newspaper comics were rock stars. Zzyyxx Books The ageless Derby Dugan, comic-strip kid, is back, complete with magic yellow wallet and Fuzzy the talking dog, in this entertaining sequel to Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies.

Tom De Haven. Tom De Haven is the author of 18 books, including the Funny Papers Trilogy (Funny Papers, Derby Dugan’s Depression Funnies, Dugan Under Ground), the King’s Tramp Trilogy (Walker of Worlds, The End-of-Everything Man, The Last.

De Haven's novels include the Funny Paper trilogy (consisting of Funny Papers (), Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies () and Dugan Under Ground ()). The trilogy's storyline stretches from the beginnings of the newspaper comic strips in the s to the s.

The enigmatic life of a renegade cartoonist is and isn’t revealed by the testimony of those who knew, loved, and hated him: a fascinating, frustrating partial sequel to De Haven’s Funny Papers () and Derby Dugan’s Depression Funnies ().

Roy Looby learned his trade from newspaper cartoonist Ed “Candy” Biggs, the last of several illustrators who produced the famous “Derby. At long last this classic satire that inspired comic books like Watchmen and Miracleman is back in print. It's a hilarious thriller that digs deep into the American psyche.

About the Author. Robert Mayer () Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies, and Dugan Under Ground. Funny Papers is a novel series by Tom De Haven.

It consists of three novels: Funny Papers (), Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies () and Dugan Under Ground (). Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies By Tom De Haven. Illustrated.

pp. New York: Metropolitan Books/ Henry Holt & Company. $ If the unholy fusion of Commerce and Art were to be made the subject.Editorial Reviews.

De Haven's Derby Dugan trilogy Funny Papers, ; Derby Dugan's Depression Funnies ; Dugan under Ground, presaged Michael Chabon's Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay () and outdid it by encompassing the history of comics from early newspaper strips to the undergrounds of the sixties.

De Haven now undertakes an authorized re-imagining of the early years .