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Father and Son (Hardcover) (E. O. Plauen)

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Father and Son is one of the most beloved comic strips ever drawn—an uproarious, timeless ode to the pleasures, pitfalls, and endless absurdity of family life.Father and Son is a slyly heartwarming, dizzyingly inventive classic in the tradition of Calvin and Hobbes and The Simpsons. Created in 1934 by the German political cartoonist Erich Ohser (using the pseudonym E.O. Plauen after being blacklisted for his opposition to the Nazi regime), the gruff, loving, mustachioed father and his sweet but troublemaking son embark on adventures both everyday and extraordinary: family photoshoots and summer vacations, shipwrecks and battles with gangsters, a Christmas feast with forest animals and a trip to the zoo. Drawn almost entirely without dialogue, the strips overflow with slapstick, fantasy, and anarchic visual puns. Father and Son remains an uproarious, timeless ode to the pleasures, pitfalls, and endless absurdity of family life.This NYRC edition is an extra-wide hardcover with raised cover image, and features new English hand-lettering.
Number of Pages: 298
Genre: Humor
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: E. O. Plauen
Language: English
Street Date: May 9, 2017
TCIN: 51630878
UPC: 9781681371207
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-0489
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$15.60
MSRPwas $22.95

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