Just for Kicks: The Year in Cartoons

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A year’s anthology of South Africa’s best political cartoons, this hilarious compilation also narrates the story of the country’s epic hosting of the FIFA World Cup. Corruption scandals, counterfeit currency, dodgy judges, eco-disasters, lifestyle audits, paternity scandals, and all the usual gaffes and catastrophes are momentarily sidelined by a month of deafening soccer madness. An interesting reexamination of South African society, this unique chronicle covers all of 2010’s ...

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Overview

A year’s anthology of South Africa’s best political cartoons, this hilarious compilation also narrates the story of the country’s epic hosting of the FIFA World Cup. Corruption scandals, counterfeit currency, dodgy judges, eco-disasters, lifestyle audits, paternity scandals, and all the usual gaffes and catastrophes are momentarily sidelined by a month of deafening soccer madness. An interesting reexamination of South African society, this unique chronicle covers all of 2010’s notable occurrences.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781770099265
  • Publisher: Jacana Media
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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John Curtis is the curator of the online showcase of political cartoons AfriCartoons.com and runs a Cape Town-based design agency. He is the former political cartoonist for the Cape Argus. He is the coauthor of Don't Joke with Andy Mason. Andy Mason is the cofounder of both the Artworks Communications agency and the Center for Comic, Illustrative, and Book Arts at Stellenbosch University. He is the publisher of Mamba Comix and the underground magazines PAX (Pre-Azanian Comix) and the author of What’s So Funny? Under the Skin of South African Cartooning.

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