Legal action comics, Volume 1

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Danny Hellman
Dirty Danny Legal Defense Fund, Aug 15, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 256 pages
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The legends of underground comix meet today's most demented alternative scribblers in Legal Action Comics Volume 1, which features contributions from R. Crumb, Robert Williams, Spain, Kim Deitch, Gary Panter, Jay Lynch, Mary Fleener, Julie Doucet, Sam Henderson, Dean Haspiel, and sixty other talents! Legal Action Comics features a gorgeous fullcolor front cover by Maakies creator Tony Millionaire, and stunning back cover art by Maus author Art Spiegelman. This zany, laff-packed book is edited and published by Danny Hellman.

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Contents

Shoritz To Lenny by Jim Hak Hopkins Pg
15
A Motion In Our Briefs by Robert Cook
26
Fucky by Tony Millionär Preliminarv Sketches For Paintings
116

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About the author (2001)

The Pulitzer prize winning author of "Maus" and "Maus II", AThe Pulitzer prize winning author of "Maus" and "Maus II", Art Spiegelman was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in rt Spiegelman was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and grew up in Rego Park, New York. He is also the co-founder/editor of RAWRego Park, New York. He is also the co-founder/editor of RAW, the acclaimed magazine of avant-garde comix and graphics a, the acclaimed magazine of avant-garde comix and graphics and the illustrator of the lost classic "The Wild Party" by Jnd the illustrator of the lost classic "The Wild Party" by Joseph Moncure March. Spiegelman's work has been published inoseph Moncure March. Spiegelman's work has been published in more than sixteen languages and has appeared in "The New Yo more than sixteen languages and has appeared in "The New York Times, Village Voice, " and "Playboy", among others. He hrk Times, Village Voice, " and "Playboy", among others. He has been a contributing editor and cover artist for "The New as been a contributing editor and cover artist for "The New Yorker" since 1992.

Spiegelman attended the High School Yorker" since 1992.

Spiegelman attended the High School of Art and Design in New York City and SUNY Binghamton and rof Art and Design in New York City and SUNY Binghamton and received an honorary doctorate of letters from SUNY Binghamtoeceived an honorary doctorate of letters from SUNY Binghamton in 1995. He began working for the Topps Gum Company in 196n in 1995. He began working for the Topps Gum Company in 1966, as association that lasted over twenty years. There he cr6, as association that lasted over twenty years. There he created novelty cards, stickers and candy products, including eated novelty cards, stickers and candy products, including Garbage Candy, Wacky Packages and Garbage Pail Kids. He begaGarbage Candy, Wacky Packages and Garbage Pail Kids. He began producing underground comix in 1966, and in 1971 moved to n producing underground comix in 1966, and in 1971 moved to San Francisco, where he lived until 1975.

His work beganSan Francisco, where he lived until 1975.

His work began appearing in such publications as "East Village Other, Bijo appearing in such publications as "East Village Other, Bijou" and "Young Lust Comix". In 1975-76, he, along with Bill Gu" and "Young Lust Comix". In 1975-76, he, along with Bill Griffith, founded "Arcade, The Comic Revue". His book, "Breakriffith, founded "Arcade, The Comic Revue". His book, "Breakdowns", an anthology of his comics, was published in 1977. Spiegelman moved back to New York City in 1975, and beganP> Spiegelman moved back to New York City in 1975, and began doing drawing and comix for "The New York Times, Village Vo doing drawing and comix for "The New York Times, Village Voice" and others. He became an instructor at The School of Viice" and others. He became an instructor at The School of Visiual Arts from 1979-1987. In 1980, Spiegelman and his wife,siual Arts from 1979-1987. In 1980, Spiegelman and his wife, Francoise Mouly, started the magazine RAW, which has over t Francoise Mouly, started the magazine RAW, which has over the years changed the public's perception of comics as an arthe years changed the public's perception of comics as an art form. It was in RAW that "Maus" was first serialized. In 19 form. It was in RAW that "Maus" was first serialized. In 1986, Pantheon Books published the first half of "Maus" and fo86, Pantheon Books published the first half of "Maus" and followed with "Maus II" in 1991. In 1994 he designed and illusllowed with "Maus II" in 1991. In 1994 he designed and illustrated the lost Prohibition Era classic by Joseph Moncure Matrated the lost Prohibition Era classic by Joseph Moncure March, "The Wild Party". In 1997, Spiegelman's first book for rch, "The Wild Party". In 1997, Spiegelman's first book for children, "Open Me ... I'm a Dog" was published by HarperColchildren, "Open Me ... I'm a Dog" was published by HarperCollins.

Art Spiegelman has received The National Book Critlins.

Art Spiegelman has received The National Book Critics Circle nomination in both 1986 and 1991, the Guggenheim ics Circle nomination in both 1986 and 1991, the Guggenheim fellowship in 1990, and a special Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Hifellowship in 1990, and a special Pulitzer Prize in 1992. His art has been shown in museums and gallery shows in the Unis art has been shown in museums and gallery shows in the United States and abroad, including a 1991 show at the Museum oted States and abroad, including a 1991 show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

He and his wife, Francoisf Modern Art in New York City.

He and his wife, Francoise Mouly, live in lower Manhattan with their two children, Nae Mouly, live in lower Manhattan with their two children, Nadja and Dashiell.

dja and Dashiell. p/p pR. Crumb lives in the South of France with his artist wife, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, and their daughter, Sophie./p pKim Deitch lives in New York, NY, with his wife, the artist Pamela Butler. His books include The Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Deitch's Pictorama, Shadowland, Alias the Cat, A Shroud for Waldo, and The Search for Smilin' Ed!/p pRobert Williams is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of "Art Theory and Culture in Sixteenth-century Italy: From Techne to Metatechne" (1997)./p pTony Millionaire lives in Pasadena, CA with his wife and two daughters. Drinky and Gabby can be found at maakies.com.

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