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Krazy
Author: Michael Tisserand
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062098055
Pages: 560
Year: 2016-12-06
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In the tradition of Schulz and Peanuts, an epic and revelatory biography of Krazy Kat creator George Herriman that explores the turbulent time and place from which he emerged—and the deep secret he explored through his art. The creator of the greatest comic strip in history finally gets his due—in an eye-opening biography that lays bare the truth about his art, his heritage, and his life on America’s color line. A native of nineteenth-century New Orleans, George Herriman came of age as an illustrator, journalist, and cartoonist in the boomtown of Los Angeles and the wild metropolis of New York. Appearing in the biggest newspapers of the early twentieth century—including those owned by William Randolph Hearst—Herriman’s Krazy Kat cartoons quickly propelled him to fame. Although fitfully popular with readers of the period, his work has been widely credited with elevating cartoons from daily amusements to anarchic art. Herriman used his work to explore the human condition, creating a modernist fantasia that was inspired by the landscapes he discovered in his travels—from chaotic urban life to the Beckett-like desert vistas of the Southwest. Yet underlying his own life—and often emerging from the contours of his very public art—was a very private secret: known as "the Greek" for his swarthy complexion and curly hair, Herriman was actually African American, born to a prominent Creole family that hid its racial identity in the dangerous days of Reconstruction. Drawing on exhaustive original research into Herriman’s family history, interviews with surviving friends and family, and deep analysis of the artist’s work and surviving written records, Michael Tisserand brings this little-understood figure to vivid life, paying homage to a visionary artist who helped shape modern culture.
Krazy Kat
Author: Jay Cantor
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307778436
Pages: 272
Year: 2011-03-02
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Krazy Kat adores Ignatz Mouse. She sees the bricks he hurls at her head as tokens of love, and each day Ignatz arranges a cunningly different method of delivery for his missile. But when Ignatz and Krazy witness the mega-brick explosion in the desert, Krazy becomes depressed, and refuses to perform. To coax her back to work so they can regain their lost limelight, Ignatz invents his own brand of psychotherapy, orchestrates her kidnapping, and tries to seduce Krazy with promises of stardom from a Hollywood producer. As the mouse confronts the Kat with bewildering new concepts like sex, death, and politics, Ignatz and Krazy begin yearning to become round, for a fullness of body and spirit beyond their two-dimensional realm. Forming an altogether witty and winning counterpoint to George Herriman’s classic comic strip, Jay Cantor’s kinetic novel has become a classic in its own right, one of those masterpieces that creates its own unforgettable universe. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Krazy Kat
Author: Patrick McDonnell, Karen O'Connell, Georgia Riley de Havenon
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 0810991853
Pages: 224
Year: 2004-09-01
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'Krazy Kat', created by George Herriman, made its debut in 1913. During its 31-year run, it was enormously popular with the public and with many writers, artists, and intellectuals of the time. Herriman's stories of the Kat and his tormentor, Ignatz Mouse, were both playful and philosophical. This book is the most comprehensive survey of the innovative cartoon masterpiece and the first major biographical work on the artist himself. Illustrated with more than 150 of Herriman's comic strips as well as never-before-published drawings, archival photographs, and personal letters, this book is a testament to the brilliance of his work.
Krazy Kamp
Author: Tim J. Kelly
Publisher: Pioneer Drama Service, Inc.
ISBN:
Pages: 72
Year: 1980
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KRAZY!
Author: Tim Johnson, William Ralph Wright
Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 0520257847
Pages: 275
Year: 2008
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Stunningly illustrated with eye-popping art, "Krazy!" offers a dizzying introduction to the art forms set to dominate the new century. Featured are commentary and interviews with "Maus" author Art Spiegelman, "SimCity" creator Will Wright, and many others.University of California Press
Krazy Kat, A Jazz Pantomime for Piano
Author: John Alden Carpenter
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486272605
Pages: 96
Year: 2013-04-17
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The first single-volume publication of the out-of-print original and revised versions of a unique out-of-print jazz pantomime. Based on Krazy Kat, George Herriman's hugely influential newspaper comic strip, the score features original illustrations by the cartoonist himself.
Krazy & Ignatz: 1916––1918
Author: George Herriman
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
ISBN: 160699316X
Pages: 177
Year: 2010-05-25
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Krazy Kat, with its eternally beguiling love triangle of kat/dog/mouse, its fantastically inventive language, and its haunting, minimalist desert décor, has consistently been rated the best comic strip ever created, and Fantagraphics’ award-winning series one of the best classic comic-strip reprint series ever published. Krazy & Ignatz 1916-1918, the 11th of a projected 13 volumes collecting the entirety of the Sundays, brings us within a brick’s throw of finishing “The Komplete Kat Sundays” once and for all!
Geo. Herriman's Krazy + Ignatz: 1921: Sure as moons in cheeses
Author: George Herriman
Publisher:
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Year: 1991
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Krazy Kat
Author: John Alden Carpenter
Publisher:
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Pages: 39
Year: 1922
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Krazy & Ignatz: 1943–1944
Author: George Herriman
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
ISBN: 1560979321
Pages: 120
Year: 2008-09-17
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Krazy and Ignatz: 1943-1944 covers the last two years of Herriman's masterpiece. With this volume, Fantagraphics and its precursor Eclipse will have reprinted the entire 29-year run of the Krazy Kat Sundays! Like Charles Schulz, George Herriman was a cartoonist to the very end. Aside from collecting the last masterful year and a half of "Krazy Kat," this new volume will offer a retrospective look at Herriman's life at the drawing table, offering many never before seen samples of his original art (which the cartoonist often lovingly hand-colored for friends). Gathered from many scattered collections, these pages testify to Herriman's inveterate passion for drawing.
Krazy White Girl
Author: Mary A. Monroe
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1452032858
Pages: 144
Year: 2007-11-16
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They all called her Krazy... Fourteen-year-old Nicole Adams of South Florida awakes from a coma and finds her life changed forever. She has to testify at the trial of her mom’s boyfriend, Ricaldo, who brutally beat her upon discovering her shameful secret – cutting. After moving in to live with her Aunt Lori and cousin Johnny in New York, Nicole becomes “Niki,” and encounters friends like Blondie and Lo, and a new crush, Blake, who help her face her deepest fears. Through teachers Ms. Parker and her P.O.W.E.R. group and Ms. Gonzalez and her Poetry Slam Club, Niki is beginning to heal – until Ashley Williams publicly humiliates Niki, tailspinning her lower than ever. Krazy White Girl is Nicole's story, including her battle with cutting – up front, personal, gripping. Free materials available at... www.marymonroebooks.com Krazy White Girl is the second book of the exciting trilogy about students from Mr. Martin’s Drop Out Prevention Class, by the author of Miracle at Monty Middle School.
Krazy Kow Saves the World - Well, Almost
Author: Jeremy Strong
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141916680
Pages: 192
Year: 2007-01-04
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Krazy Kow is Jamie Fink’s idea – a cow superhero with some amazing udder attachments. He’s trying to make a film starring the Kow as she battles against the Dark Contaminator. But first he has to cope with a few little problems, like exploding strawberries, rampaging toddlers and hostile football fans. After this, saving the world should be a doddle!
Football Krazy
Author: Paulette Sawyers
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1291034455
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Year: 2012
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Karmen’S Krazy Khristmas
Author: Nancy W. Olson
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1490732780
Pages: 90
Year: 2014-04-01
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With only a couple of weeks until school starts, Karmen decides she wants to see her grandparents, but they arent coming until Christmas. Its too far to travel to their house in Missouri right now, so she decides to make a time-travel machine and have Christmas early at her house. After finding the materials she needs in her house, she begins her work. She cant believe it when the time machine actually works. Karmens Khristmas is in for many surprises. That is why she calls it Karmens Krazy Khristmas. All the relatives come as well as cold weather, ice, and snow. This weather is very unusual for Houston, Texas. The cousins decide on a snowball fight. Karmen and Allison find a way to make colored snowballs. They are very surprised to find out what happens to Emily and Christopher when the snowballs hit them. Karmens parents leave it up to her to figure out how to solve the problem. Being the clever person she is, she finds a way.
Krazy Karakuri Origami
Author: Andrew Dewar
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462915795
Pages: 64
Year: 2014-11-04
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Make moveable origami projects with this great beginner level origami ebook! Karakuri are traditional Japanese mechanized puppets originally made from the 17th to 19th century. The word karakuri means "mechanism" or "trick". Krazy Karakuri Origami is a unique paper craft that brings together the of art paper folding and the fun of karakuri. Amaze your friends as you watch your origami paper creations wiggle, walk, tumble, shuffle and spin right before your eyes! Renowned origami artist and teacher, Andrew Dewar has designed these origami for kids projects to be simple enough to be completed quickly and easily. No need to learn origami folding, painting or cutting—just punch fold and enjoy! This easy origami ebook contains: A full-colored 64-page booklet Clear step-by-step instruction and easy-to-follow diagrams 24 fun-to-do projects with 16 pre-cut cardstock Karakuri characters Krazy Karakuri Origami is a great value and is packed with hours of entertainment suited for all ages. The step-by-step diagrams clearly show how an origami model is assembled as well as how it will move. Basic explanations of tools and techniques mean that the creative folder will soon be folding their own original karakuri origami creations! Origami projects include: Sumo Wrestlers Bobbing Bird Jumping Frog Lola the Ladybug And many more…