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dc.contributor.authorDuffy, Chrisen_US
dc.identifier.other11258 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractHere is an extra copy of this book. Here are twenty-eight fables rendered by contemporary cartoonists. They range in size from one page to six. The first offering, FG, by James Kochalka, includes a good deal of appropriate chatter from the fox and a jet-pack that has the fox flying far beyond the grapes. It is lively and sets the lively tone for this book. The various cartoonists take creative approaches to their fables, like Charise Harper's approach to BM (16-19). She invents wonderful complaints from the various members! Itsy the mouse treats the lion's belly as a trampoline (20)! Does it help the story to have the wolf go sailing over the cliff above the lying shepherd boy (38)? Simone Lia in CP builds up the crow as an answer-person able to answer hard questions (40-44). Hermes responds to the overly clever second axe-wielder, who has thrown his axe into the pond and claims the golden one Hermes brings to him: "You can't lie to me! I'm the god of liars, you dork!" (47). Graham Chaffee surrounds the story of DS with cleverly introduced modern urgings to get more. As the boneless dog passes a phone booth, he hears "I'm tellin' ya, Sal -- ya can't lose…." (52), Dead frogs with haloes trailing Hermes to the afterlife announce the moral for FK (63). Is it true that I am noticing for the first time Krylov's "The Elephant in Favor" (71)? It dramatizes effectively the importance of listening! An eagle captures the tortoise and happens to drop him at the race's finish-line (97-102)! GA is told in Disney fashion but adds dashed dreams of stardom by the musical grasshopper (103-108). George O'Connor draws four fables; all other cartoonists here do just one. A very small line at the bottom of the first page of each fable gives a generic source for the story. Krylov, Bidpai, and Ambrose Bierce get into the fun, as do some folktales identified by their country of origin. This is my kind of book!en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityEdited by Chris Duffyen_US
dc.publisherNew Yorken_US
dc.subject.lccxPZ8.2.F325 2015en_US
dc.titleFable Comicsen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationFirst Second Booksen_US
dc.cost.usCost: 14.88en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.description.coverThis book has a dust jacket (book cover)en_US
dc.description.note3First edition, first printingen_US
dc.fables.otherGood copy: 10564en_US
dc.subject.local1Aesop and othersen_US

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