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The Essential Jack Ziegler

The Essential Jack Ziegler

by Lee Lorenz
     
 
TOAST, THE BOY WHO BREAKS STUFF, AND BATTLE LINES MAPPED AT THE ALTAR. Combining sharp social satire, the conventions of a comic strip, and a persistent weakness for puns, Jack Ziegler redefined what a gag cartoon could be. Now this genius with a touch of madness gets his artistic due in THE ESSENTIAL JACK ZIEGLER, a collection of more than 150 drawings plus an

Overview

TOAST, THE BOY WHO BREAKS STUFF, AND BATTLE LINES MAPPED AT THE ALTAR. Combining sharp social satire, the conventions of a comic strip, and a persistent weakness for puns, Jack Ziegler redefined what a gag cartoon could be. Now this genius with a touch of madness gets his artistic due in THE ESSENTIAL JACK ZIEGLER, a collection of more than 150 drawings plus an appreciation and interview by noted cartoonist and art editor Lee Lorenz.

Editorial Reviews

Social satire and cartoons blend in this presentation of gag cartoons gathered by cartoonist/editor Lorenz, who presents some of Jack Ziegler's best works. Ziegler is more than just a collection: it reflects on the artist's work and background introduce each section.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761117582
Publisher:
Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Series:
The Essential Cartoonists Library
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Lee Lorenz was the art editor of The New Yorker from 1973 to 1993 and its cartoon editor until 1997. A prolific artist himself, he has contributed cartoons and covers to the magazine since 1958, and is the author of more than twenty books, including The Art of the New Yorker and You Know You're Grown Up When... and illustrator of Real Men Don't Eat Quiche and Real Men Don't Bond.

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