Private Eye

A Cartoon History
Author: Nick Newman
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 9781901784619
Category: Comic books, strips, etc
Page: 312
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Filled with the funniest and most influential examples of Private Eye cartoons reflecting the social, cultural and political history of the past half century. With over 1500 comics, many of which have never been republished, this compendium is a real treasure!

Funny Ladies

The New Yorker's Greatest Women Cartoonists and Their Cartoons
Author: Liza Donnelly
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615923888
Category: Art
Page: 217
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It's no secret that most New Yorker readers flip through the magazine to look at the cartoons before they ever lay eyes on a word of the text. But what isn't generally known is that over the decades a growing cadre of women artists have contributed to the witty, memorable cartoons that readers look forward to each week. Now Liza Donnelly, herself a renowned cartoonist with the New Yorker for more than twenty years, has written this wonderful, in-depth celebration of women cartoonists who have graced the pages of the famous magazine from the Roaring Twenties to the present day.An anthology of funny, poignant, and entertaining cartoons, biographical sketches, and social history all in one, Funny Ladies offers a unique slant on 20th-century and early 21st-century America through the humorous perspectives of the talented women who have captured in pictures and captions many of the key social issues of their time. As someone who understands firsthand the cartoonist's art, Donnelly is in a position to offer distinctive insights on the creative process, the relationships between artists and editors, what it means to be a female cartoonist, and the personalities of the other New Yorker women cartoonists, whom she has known over the years.Funny Ladies reveals never-before-published material from The New Yorker archives, including correspondence from Harold Ross, Katharine White, and many others. In addition, Donnelly has interviewed all of the living female cartoonists, many of their male counterparts, and editors and writers: David Remnick, Roger Angell, Lee Lorenz, Harriet Walden (legendary editor Harold Ross's secretary), Bob Mankoff, Eldon Dedini, Dana Fradon, Frank Model, Bob Weber, Sam Gross, Gahan Wilson, Joe Farris, among others.Combining a wealth of information with an engaging and charming narrative, plus more than seventy cartoons, along with photographs and self-portraits of the cartoonists, Funny Ladies beautifully portrays the art and contributions of the brilliant female cartoonists in America's greatest magazine.Liza Donnelly (Rhinebeck, NY) has been a cartoonist for The New Yorker for twenty-two years. When she started, she was one of only three women cartoonists being published by the magazine at that time. Ms. Donnelly has written and illustrated a series of children's books about dinosaurs and has edited four collections of cartoons, including Mothers and Daughters, and, with Michael Maslin, Fathers and Sons, Husbands and Wives, and Call Me When You Reach Nirvana. She has also contributed cartoons and illustrations to The New York Times, The Nation, Cosmopolitan, and many other national magazines.

Private Eye Annual

Author: Ian Hislop
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781901784626
Page: 96
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The very best of Private Eye's unique blend of wit and humour edited by Ian Hislop. Illustrated in colour throughout with sketches, cartoons and photo-bubbles, this year's round up presents the best jokes and spoofs from the UK's best selling satirical magazine.

Baby Monkey, Private Eye

Author: Brian Selznick,David Serlin
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 1338257293
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 192
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Who is Baby Monkey? He is a baby. He is a monkey. He has a job. He is Baby Monkey, Private Eye! Lost jewels? Missing pizza? Stolen spaceship? Baby Monkey can help... if he can put on his pants! Baby Monkey's adventures come to life in an exciting blend of picture book, beginning reader, and graphic novel. With pithy text and over 120 black and white drawings accented with red, it is ideal for sharing aloud and for emerging readers. Hooray for Baby Monkey!

The Cartoon History of the Universe

From the Big Bang to Alexander the Great
Author: Larry Gonick
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780606226400
Category: History
Page: N.A
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A cartoon journey through the history of the universe from the big bang through the rise and fall of civilizations

The Best of Punch Cartoons

2,000 Classics
Author: Helen Walasek
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781853759048
Category: English wit and humor, Pictorial
Page: 608
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This, the biggest collection of cartoons ever published from the most famous humour magazine of them all, is packed with superb gags and beautiful artwork by some of the world's finest artists of the past two centuries.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Author: Brian Selznick
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 1407166573
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 534
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ORPHAN, CLOCK KEEPER, AND THIEF, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and her grandfather, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery.

Dr. Seuss Goes to War

The World War II Editorial Cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel
Author: Richard H. Minear,Dr. Seuss
Publisher: New Press/ORIM
ISBN: 1595589902
Category: Humor
Page: 272
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“A fascinating collection” of wartime cartoons from the beloved children’s author and illustrator (The New York Times Book Review). For decades, readers throughout the world have enjoyed the marvelous stories and illustrations of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. But few know the work Geisel did as a political cartoonist during World War II, for the New York daily newspaper PM. In these extraordinarily trenchant cartoons, Geisel presents “a provocative history of wartime politics” (Entertainment Weekly). Dr. Seuss Goes to War features handsome, large-format reproductions of more than two hundred of Geisel’s cartoons, alongside “insightful” commentary by the historian Richard H. Minear that places them in the context of the national climate they reflect (Booklist). Pulitzer Prize–winner Art Spiegelman’s introduction places Seuss firmly in the pantheon of the leading political cartoonists of our time. “A shocker—this cat is not in the hat!” —Studs Terkel

Hamster and Cheese

Author: Colleen AF Venable
Publisher: Graphic Universe ™
ISBN: 1467735000
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 48
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There's a sandwich thief in Mr. Venezi's pet shop, and everyone is a suspect, from the chinchillas to the goldfish. Never fear! The world's fluffiest detective on the case: Sasspants, PI(G). By day, Sasspants is your average book-loving, gizmo-inventing guinea pig. By night she solves pet shop mysteries with the help of her sidekick, Hamisher the hamster. Our furry little heroes will stop at nothing to find the sandwich thief! This is the first book in the Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye series.


Author: Juan Gabriel Vásquez
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698179048
Category: Fiction
Page: 208
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From the author of The Sound of Things Falling, a powerful novel about a legendary political cartoonist. Javier Mallarino is a living legend. He is his country’s most influential political cartoonist, the conscience of a nation. A man capable of repealing laws, overturning judges’ decisions, and destroying politicians’ careers with his art. His weapons are pen and ink. Those in power fear him and pay him homage. After four decades of a brilliant career, he’s at the height of his powers. But this all changes when he’s paid an unexpected visit by a young woman who upends his personal history and forces him to reconsider his life and work, questioning his position in the world. In Reputations, Juan Gabriel Vásquez examines the weight of the past, how a public persona intersects with private histories, the burdens and surprises of memory. In this intimate novel, Vásquez once again brilliantly plumbs universal experiences to create a masterly story, one that reverberates long after you turn the final page.


Author: Edward McLachlan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780413762009
Category: Caricatures and cartoons
Page: 191
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For forty years, Ed McLachlan's cartoons have graced the pages of Punch, Private Eye, The Spectator, and a host of newspapers, books and films. Humorous, black and twisted, they cast an entirely new light on everyday situations, in which the unexpected always crops up like an avenging angel.

Cartoon Modern

Style and Design in Fifties Animation
Author: Amid Amidi
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811847315
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Page: 192
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Between the classic films of Walt Disney in the 1940s and the televised cartoon revolution of the 1960s was a critical period in the history of animation. Amid Amidi, of the influential Animation Blast magazine and CartoonBrew blog, charts the evolution of the modern style in animation, which largely discarded the "lifelike" aesthetic for a more graphic and often abstract approach. Abundantly found in commercials, industrial and educational films, fair and expo infotainment, and more, this quickly popular cartoon modernism shared much with the painting and graphic design movements of the era. Showcasing hundreds of rare and forgotten sketches, model boards, cels, and film stills, Cartoon Modern is a thoroughly researched, eye-popping, and delightful account of a vital decade of animation design.


One Hundred Years of Cinema Animation
Author: Giannalberto Bendazzi
Publisher: John Libbey
ISBN: 9780861964451
Category: Animated films
Page: 514
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A comprehensive detailed history and critique of cinema animation produced around the world. Starting from 1888, Cartoons covers over 70 countries, 2,000 animators, 3,000 films and contains a great deal of information which has never before been published. Lavishly illustrated, this encyclopaedic account moves on to offer historical aspects of all animation - short and full-length films, directors, show business, cultural influences, trends, investments, production companies, TV series, computer animation and other technical developments.

Lincoln's Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America's First Private Eye

Author: Samantha Seiple
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545709016
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 224
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"From Samantha Seiple, the award winning author of Ghosts in the Fog, comes the first book for young adults to tell the story of Allan Pinkerton, America's first private eye. Lincoln's Spymaster tells the dangerous and action-packed adventures of Allan Pinkerton, America's first private eye and Lincoln's most trusted spymaster. Pinkerton was just a poor immigrant barrel-maker in Illinois when he stumbled across his first case just miles from his home. His reputation grew and people began approaching Pinkerton with their cases, leading him to open the first-of-its-kind private detective agency. Pinkerton assembled a team of undercover agents, and together they caught train robbers, counterfeiters, and other outlaws. Soon these outlaws, including Jesse James, became their nemeses. Danger didn't stop the agency! The team even uncovered and stopped an assassination plot against president-elect Abraham Lincoln! Seeing firsthand the value of Pinkerton's service, Lincoln funded Pinkerton's spy network, a precursor to the Secret Service. Allan Pinkerton is known as the father of modern day espionage, and this is the first book for young adults to tell his story!

The Best of the Oldie Cartoons

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781901170245
Page: 164
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A selection of the very best cartoons of the last 23 years. Artists include Larry, Bill Tidy, Tony Husband, Robert Thompson, Nick Downes, Kathryn Lamb and Bernie.

The Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker

Author: Robert Mankoff,David Remnick,Adam Gopnik
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
ISBN: 9781579126209
Category: Art
Page: 669
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Showcases the work of hundreds of artists who have contributed to the magazine throughout its eighty-year history, in a richly illustrated volume containing 2,500 black-and-white cartoons by Peter Arno, Charles Addams, Jack Ziegler, Roz Chast, and other notables, along with essays on the evolution of the magazine's humor and style, and a fully searchable DVD-ROM. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

The Trouble with Women

Author: Jacky Fleming
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449480675
Category: Humor
Page: 128
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Ever noticed that women don't feature much in history books, and wondered why? Then this is the book for you. In The Trouble with Women, feminist artist Jacky Fleming illustrates how the opinions of supposed male geniuses, such as Charles Darwin (who believed that women have smaller brains than men) and John Ruskin (who believed that women's main function was to praise men), have shaped the fate of women through history, confining them to a life of domesticity and very little else. Get ready to laugh, wince, and rescue forgotten women from the "dustbin of history," while keeping a close eye out for tell-tale "genius hair."

An Unreliable History of Tattoos

Author: Paul Thomas
Publisher: Nobrow Press
ISBN: 9781910620045
Category: Tattooing
Page: 96
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We would love to tell you about the history of tattoos, but the desire to crack jokes is too strong!