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The Holy Book of Chick (The Imp #2)

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A critical study of the work of religious tract author Jack T. Chick
Trade Paperback, 66 pages
Published 1998 by Imp Publications
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Andy
May 12, 2008 Andy rated it it was amazing
A revelatory work; Raeburn has dug into the impenetrable mind behind those bizarre religious tracts you may remember as seeming ubiquitous on college campuses, among other places, back in the last few decades of the 20th century.

Said tracts usually featured hokey comic book artwork, and an egregiously dumbed-down and paranoid (How paranoid? One of the tracts focuses on the TV show "Bewitched" being a Satanic plot.) permutation of Fundamentalist Christianity in which the protagonist of the comic
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Daniel Raeburn is the author of Chris Ware, a book of art criticism, and Vessels, a memoir. His essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Baffler, Tin House, and in The Imp, his series of booklets about underground cartoonists. Raeburn has been awarded fellowships from the McDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, the Howard Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He lives in Chic ...more
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