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The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons

by Jerry Beck
     
 

The 100 greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons is the definitive, and illustrated, answer to a question posed to over 10,000 participants, then researched and written by Jerry Beck and cartoon experts like Mark Evanier (Kirby King of Comics, Abrams), Jeff Smith (Bone, Scholastic), and Paul Dini (Batman The Animated Series).

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The 100 greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons is the definitive, and illustrated, answer to a question posed to over 10,000 participants, then researched and written by Jerry Beck and cartoon experts like Mark Evanier (Kirby King of Comics, Abrams), Jeff Smith (Bone, Scholastic), and Paul Dini (Batman The Animated Series).

In a world of rascally rabbits, megalomaniacal ducks, and stuttering pigs, what defines greatness? This question was posed to thousands of cartoon fans, historians, and animators to create The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons, the definitive Looney Tunes collection. Evaluated on their comedic brilliance, innovative animation, historical significance, and creative merit, cartoon historian Jerry Beck and the Cartoon Brew team of animation experts reveal the amusing anecdotes and secret origins behind such classics as “What’s Opera, Doc?,” “One Froggy Evening,” and “Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century.” Featuring more than 300 pieces of original art from private collectors and the Warner Bros. archives,The 100 Greatest Looney Tunes Cartoons settles the debate on the best of the best, and poses a new question: Is your favorite one of the greatest?

Includes Guest Commentaries from notable authors, animators, and comic book writers, including: Mark Evanier, Jeff Smith, Charles Carney, Paul Dini, Mark Newgarden, John Canemaker, Leonard Maltin, and many, many more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608870035
Publisher:
Insight Editions
Publication date:
07/06/2010
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,299,409
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jerry Beck is the author of over fifteen books on animation history. He writes about classic cartoon characters at CartoonResearch.com and blogs about modern animation at AnimationScoop.com. A former studio executive with Nickelodeon Movies and Disney TV, Beck currently teaches animation history at Woodbury University in Burbank, CA, where he lives.

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