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cartoon history of the universe

Larry Gonick

cartoon history of the universe

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Published by Rip Off Press in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history -- Humor.,
  • World history.,
  • Cartoons and comics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: v. 1, p. 108-109.

    Statementby Larry Gonick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD10 .G558
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1 > :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4429014M
    ISBN 100896200817
    LC Control Number79055252


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Larry Gonick's celebrated series The Cartoon History of the Universe is a unique fusion of world history and the comics medium, a work of serious scholarship and a masterpiece of popular literature.

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Written and drawn by Larry Gonick over thirty years, this series of non-fictional graphic novels is basically a humorous Cliff's Notes of history in comic book format.

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Larry Gonick's celebrated series The Cartoon History of the Universe is a unique fusion of world history and the /5(11). Whether you are a fan of history, comics, or Gonick's books, The Cartoon History of the Universe I is a great place to start. Part I contains volumes 1 to 7, from the Big Bang to Alexander the Great.

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One thing that I really like about this series is the good research that went into it.5/5(5). Larry Gonick is a professional cartoonist and author of The Cartoon History of the Universe series, among other illustrated books.

He lives in San Francisco, California. Product Details. Regular edition. Glossy paper cover. Cover art by Larry Gonick. The Evolution of Everything, script and art by Larry Gonick; History from the Big Bang thru the extinction of the Dinosars and the rise of Mammals.

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Here’s a new installment of the phenomenal bestseller that Publishers Weekly selected as one of the twelve graphic books of all ng ages and continents from Ancient India to Rome and China in A.D.

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Now Larry Gonick's back, with six more hilarious volumes in one tremendous package. Hip, multicultural, and funny, it has something for absolutely everyone. Bywhen cartoonist Larry Gonick's Cartoon History of the Universe first appeared, the use of comics to teach history was nothing new.

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The Cartoon History of the Universe Volumes From the Big Bang to Alexander the Great/5(6). The Cartoon History of the Universe is Exactly What It Says on the Tin. Written and drawn by Larry Gonick, this series of non-fictional graphic novels is basically a Cliff's Notes of history in comic book format.

The first volume begins with the big bang, and subsequent volumes cover the evolution of life on Earth, the dawn of man, and into early human history.

Volume 19 covers up. Imagine a collaboration between Arnold Toynbee and R. Crumb and you get a pretty good idea of Gonick's clever and ambitious comic book series. This volume should not be taken as some kind of Mel Brooksish joke. Gonick does his research and interprets his sources with scholarly care.

Inspired by the educational comic books of Latin American artist RIUS, Gonick makes world Author: Larry Gonick. Larry Gonick (born ) is a cartoonist best known for The Cartoon History of the Universe, a history of the world in comic book form, which he published in installments from to He has also written The Cartoon History of the United States, and he has adapted the format for a series of co-written guidebooks on other subjects, beginning with The Cartoon Guide to.

About the Book With lively drawings and surprisingly thorough text, Gonick rides with Paul Revere and flies with Sputnik through the salient points of our nation's history. In the tradition of Gonick's The Cartoon Guide to the Universe, and other books in the series, this is an entertaining and informative way to fill in those ever-widening.

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