The world of Chas Addams

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A.A. Knopf, Nov 2, 1991 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 305 pages
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A retrospective collection of the humorous, macabre artwork of Charles Addams features black-and-white drawings and full-color covers from "The New Yorker," in a selection that spans more than fifty years in Addams' career

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User Review  - slavenrm - LibraryThing

"As usual for comics, I resort to simple bullet points * This title includes 300 comics and 24 New Yorker covers in very large format. * Print quality and reproduction is good; the 24 covers are color ... Read full review

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User Review  - AlexTheHunn - LibraryThing

This is simply a collection of many of Charles Addams's best known, and most cherished drawings. His skewed, macabre world seduces us into enjoying that which we probably shouldn't. His dark but humerous point of view is irresitable. Read full review


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About the author (1991)

Chas Addams was the creator of the "Addams Family" cartoons, which first appeared in "The New Yorker" and were the inspiration for the popular "The Addams Family" television show and movies. He has been honored with the Yale Humor Award (1954) and a Special Edgar Award for "Cartoonist of the Macabre" from the Mystery Writers of America. Addams died in 1988 in New York City.

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