A Wealth of Pigeons

A Wealth of Pigeons

A Cartoon Collection

Graphic Novel - 2020
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"'I've always looked upon cartooning as comedy's last frontier. I have done stand-up, sketches, movies, monologues, awards show introductions, sound bites, blurbs, talk show appearances, and tweets, but the idea of a one-panel image with or without a caption mystified me. I felt like, yeah, sometimes I'm funny, but there are these other weird freaks who are actually funny. You can understand that I was deeply suspicious of these people who are actually funny.' So writes the multitalented comedian Steve Martin in his introduction to A Wealth of Pigeons: A Cartoon Collection. In order to venture into this lauded territory of cartooning, he partnered with the heralded New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss. Steve shared caption and cartoon ideas, Harry provided impeccable artwork, and together they created this collection of humorous cartoons and comic strips, with amusing commentary about their collaboration throughout." -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Celadon Books, [2020]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781250262899
1250262895
9781250782359
125078235X
Branch Call Number: 741.5 Bl
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Martin, Steve 1945-- Author

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ArapahoeSarah May 10, 2021

A collection of interesting, humorous and thought-provoking cartoons by comedian/actor Steve Martin and cartoonist Harry Bliss.

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patcarstensen
Apr 21, 2021

Some of the cartoons are duds, but some will become classics.

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