The Best of the Wizard of Id

The Best of the Wizard of Id

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by Johnny Hart
     
 

The Wizard of Id deals with the goings-on of the run-down, oppressed Kingdom of Id. It follows characters from all corners of the kingdom, but concentrates on the court of a tyrannical dwarf-sized monarch, known only as "the King", his wizard, Wiz, his chief knight Sir Rodney, Bung the Jester and many, many others!

The strip has been running since 1964

Overview

The Wizard of Id deals with the goings-on of the run-down, oppressed Kingdom of Id. It follows characters from all corners of the kingdom, but concentrates on the court of a tyrannical dwarf-sized monarch, known only as "the King", his wizard, Wiz, his chief knight Sir Rodney, Bung the Jester and many, many others!

The strip has been running since 1964

A collection, specially selected by the family of the late, great Reuben Award winning, Johnny Hart taken from 25 years worth of best newspaper strips of the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848563636
Publisher:
Titan
Publication date:
11/10/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
9.22(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Taking an idea from a deck of playing cards to create the first few strips of The Wizard of Id. The strip was first syndicated on November 9, 1964, drawn by Parker and co-written by Parker and Hart. In 1997 Brant Parker passed his writing duties on to his son Jeff Parker, who had already been involved with creating Id for a decade.

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The Best of the Wizard of Id 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
DeepakKirpalani More than 1 year ago
I have been a fan of the Wizard (does that make me an idiot?) since the early 80s when I first came across the comic strip in the local newspapers. Both, the writing and the art are top class - a rare achievement in this genre. The sharp humour and the minimalist style of illustration complement each other. This compilation is a must buy for those who want to know what happened before their time as also for first-time readers. The former will be pleased to discover that their favourite comic strip has consistently maintained a high standard of creativity while new comers will probably want to kick themselves for their late initiation into the world of Id. Good for gifting too. Especially if you want the receiver to know that you have good taste or want past transgressions to be forgiven. I hope the publishers put together the complete works in one fat volume soon. The very thought makes me reach out for my credit card!