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The Portable Frank
4.38
liked it
Like Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities., this is an interactive work of graphic fiction. While some words appear in the stories, in ...more
Mar 05, 2011
Sep 28, 2010
 
Donald and the…
4.15
liked it
Donald and the… is another book by Peter F. Neumeyer and Edward Gorey in which the grim style deployed in Gorey’s pictures functions to undermine read ...more
May 06, 2010
Apr 23, 2010
 
Images of Horror and Fantasy
3.80
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Reproductions of classic and contemporary paintings representing the dark and otherworldly. Over a hundred pictures, organized in chapters with titles ...more
Jul 12, 2003
Mar 25, 2008
 
Rick Trembles' Motion Picture Purgatory
4.33
liked it
Reading this book takes me back to the late 80s and early 90s when I was living in Montreal and getting the free weekly alternative paper The Montrea ...more
Aug 12, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
 
Rock & Roll Comics: Pink Floyd (Rock N Roll Comics)
2.86
it was ok
If you are interested in the history of Pink Floyd, you might read this, although other biographies such as Saucerful of Secrets: The Pink Floyd Odyss ...more
Oct 06, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art
3.98
really liked it
In his discussion of the language of comics, Scott McCloud describes how the techniques cartoonists deploy function to represent non-visual and kineti ...more
Sep 02, 2011
Oct 23, 2011
 
M C Escher
4.25
liked it
You know how they (they?) say, “a picture is worth a thousand words”? That doesn’t necessarily mean that a picture is a substitute for a thousand word ...more
Dec 31, 2003
Dec 01, 2008
 
Donald Has a Difficulty
4.19
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In addition to narrating how Donald has a splinter removed from his knee, Donald Has a Difficulty comments on the power of the imagination. Peter F. N ...more
May 06, 2010
Apr 23, 2010
 
Yellow Submarine
3.79
liked it
Acid-drenched artwork from the animated film of the same name. For me, the images have some resemblance to the grotesque cartoons in the work of Monty ...more
Feb 19, 2007
Apr 09, 2009
 
The Work of Hipgnosis: Walk Away Rene
4.55
really liked it
Great reproductions of some of the work of the Hipgnosis people, who designed the cover art for many of the classic rock albums of the 1970s. Usefully ...more
Jul 20, 2003
Mar 25, 2008
 
Dali
4.33
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The essay at the beginning of the book comments on the themes and techniques in the work of the mustachioed surrealist. The book includes more than a ...more
Dec 31, 1990
Nov 27, 2008
 
Bosch
3.00
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The first half of the book is an essay supplying the (fragmentary) details of Bosch’s biography, discussing the social and historical background of th ...more
May 31, 1986
Nov 25, 2008
 
Francis Bacon
3.83
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An authoritative work on the work of Francis Bacon, with lots of information about his biography and themes in his work. Much of the commentary is bas ...more
Dec 25, 2011
Nov 25, 2008
 
Dali
4.13
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One problem with this book is the reproductions of Dali's paintings--the colors in his works are not so saturated as they appear in the plates of this ...more
Oct 31, 1985
Nov 25, 2008
 
Dada And Surrealism
3.55
liked it
The book includes an essay and lots of color plates. While the plates reproduce works by many of the artists, with a good number by both Dali and Di C ...more
not set
Dec 09, 2008
 
Magritte: (CAL) (Crown Art Library)
3.87
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Interprets the content of Magritte’s paintings in terms of one painting standing as representative of the oeuvreHegel’s Vacation, a painting in which ...more
Feb 17, 2004
Nov 20, 2008
 
An Illustrated Dictionary of Surrealism
3.67
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Alphabetized by artists and by important concepts in Surrealist thought. Just basic information about names, dates, works. Includes some reproductions ...more
Dec 31, 1998
Dec 09, 2008
 
Imagine: John Lennon
4.17
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A coffee-table book of photographs, quotes and reproductions of art—John Lennon as artist, musician, celebrity, husband and father.
Dec 1989
Nov 18, 2008
 
The Complete Maus (Maus, #1-2)
4.53
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None
Dec 31, 2000
Apr 17, 2008
 
Modest Medusa Season 2
4.33
None
Sep 29, 2016
Nov 13, 2013
 
Modest Medusa: Season 3
4.33
None
Sep 29, 2016
Dec 24, 2015
 
How Mirka Caught a Fish (Hereville #3)
4.01
None
Sep 29, 2016
Feb 11, 2016
 
How Mirka Got Her Sword (Hereville #1)
3.74
None
Nov 02, 2010
Oct 02, 2016
 
How Mirka Met a Meteorite (Hereville #2)
3.84
None
Nov 07, 2012
Oct 02, 2016
 
Alice in Sunderland
3.74
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None
Sep 24, 2010
Mar 18, 2017
 
99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style
3.83
really liked it
None
Apr 08, 2012
Mar 20, 2017
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