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27 Years of Shoe: World Ends at Ten, Details at Eleven (Shoe)
Shoe is cartooning at its best. The strip captures issues and ideas that speak to a wide and diverse audience. It conveys volumes through its humor and simple lines. The First 27 Years of Shoe: World Ends at Ten, Details at Eleven exhibits that clarity and cartooning essence in frame after frame, strip after strip. The first Shoe collection of Jeff MacNelly and company's w ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
(first published 2004)
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I am new to the comic strip "Shoe" but after reading his book, I'll be sure to find more about this great comic strip and the interesting fellow that created it. A great bonus is the family photographs that they include so you can see what really made this man so special. Now this strip is meant for adults simply because of it's adulthood observations but I think teenagers might also enjoy some of the political humor that's timeless. I love books like this that lets you see how each character in ...more
I went into this book expecting to see some hidden origins about the meaning of Shoe. Some perspective, message, political stance or just a story to be told, buried in the beginnings of what is now a zombie comic spouting off gag-a-day drivel. Turns out there isn't one. Jeff MacNelly was always just a gag-man. I couldn't even get a read on his political stance (If I had to make a guess I'd say libertarian with a distaste for hippies). But that's just me projecting. Shoe is and has always primari ...more
Jeffrey Kenneth MacNelly was a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and the creator of the popular comic strip Shoe.More about Jeff MacNelly...
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