Bradleys

Bradleys

by Peter Bagge

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Bradleys by Peter Bagge

With sharp characterization and dead-on satire, this book collects some of the sharpest, funniest stories about American life ever set to paper. Butch, Buddy, Babs, Mom and Dad redefine "nuclear" family: as in fissionable!
Meet the Bradleys, America's most dysfunctional family: Pops, Mom, Buddy, Babs and Butch Bradley. This volume collects all of Bagge's early, explosively funny pre-Hate tales of the dysfunctional Bradley family from Neat Stuff, including "You're Not the Boss of Me!," "Merry F*cking Christmas!," and "Rock 'n' Roll Refugee." The best-selling humor cartoonist of his generation, Bagge has been hailed as one of comics' great satirists along with James Thurber, Harvey Kurtzman, and Matt Groening. The Bradleys remain his most enduring creation. Created in the 1980s while Bagge was also editing R. Crumb's Weirdo magazine, this family for the ages has its roots firmly planted in All In the Family's Bunker family and MAD magazine, with a healthy punk rock anger occasionally exploding—think of an R-rated Simpsons and you're close.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560975762
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 05/31/2004
Series: Neat Stuff Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Peter Bagge createdHate, one of the best-selling and most formative comic book series of the ’90s. Born in New York in 1957, after graduating from the School of Visual Arts, Bagge contributed to and, along with R. Crumb, edited the underground anthology Weirdo. Since then Bagge's numerous original graphic novels and collections of comics have won him two Harvey Awards (one for Best Cartoonist in 1991), an Inkpot Award, and garnered six Eisner Award nominations. His social commentary cartoons run in the magazine Reason, and his recent biography of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger is critically acclaimed. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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