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Hardcover, 90 pages
Published January 1st 1954 by Simon & Schuster
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Sam Quixote
The book is a series of mostly 1 panel page length illustrations Charles Addams drew for the New Yorker in the 40s and 50s. Some of them feature his most famous creations The Addams Family but most do not, while all feature his brilliant sense of humour.

Some of the best from this book include:

A couple opening the door on Halloween to a short alien saying "I'm sorry, sonny. We've run out of candy" while the wider picture shows the landscape swarming with aliens and the skies filled with alien s...more
I'll admit I didn't get all the jokes--cultural/historical context lacking. But the dark humor is lovely. A quick read.
Steve Shilstone
Chas Addams, the greatest of them all, them being cartoonists.
dark humor, Addams Family style
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Chas Addams was a cartoonist best known for creating "The Addams Family" comic characters which have been adapted for a variety of media. His signature style was single panels of macabre humor.
More about Charles Addams...
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