The first of four volumes collecting Feiffer's landmark Village Voice strips.
"My aim was to take the Robert Benchley hero and launch him into the Age of Freud." —Jules Feiffer
In 1956, a relatively unknown cartoonist by the name of Jules Feiffer started contributing a strip to the only alternative weekly published in the US, a small radical newspaper called The Village...more
He doesn't really go beyond liberalism, but s ...more
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The only knock against Feiffer (as I've already noted elsewhere) is his relentlessly liberal slant, with its usual smug and small-minded tendencies. Hence he is generally at his best when emphasizing the personal rather than the political (although it's true his impersonations of Ike were most amusingly spot-on indeed). At any rate, he has an uncanny ability to seem to sum up so much of human experience (or a given aspect of it anyway) in just a couple pages of panels. An ...more