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40: A Doonesbury Retrospective 1970 to 1979 - cover

40: A Doonesbury Retrospective 1970 to 1979

G. B. Trudeau

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC

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Summary

The first volume of this retrospective anthology covers the Pulitzer prize-winning cartoon strip from its first appearance in 1970 to 1979. 
 
On October 26, 1970, G.B. Trudeau introduced the world to a college jock named B.D. and his inept and geeky roommate, Mike Doonesbury. Fourteen thousand strips later, Doonesbury has become one of the most beloved and acclaimed comic strips in history. Over the years, the world of Doonesbury grew uniquely vast, sustained by an intricately woven web of relationships—over forty major characters spanning three generations.  
 
The complete 40: A Doonesbury Anthology presents more than 1,800 comic strips that chart key adventures and cast connections over the last four decades. Dropped in throughout this rolling narrative are twenty detailed essays in which Trudeau contemplates his characters, including portraits of core characters such as Duke and Honey, Zonker, Joanie, and Rev. Sloan, as well as more recent additions, such as Zipper, Alex, and Toggle. Trudeau also includes an annotated diagram that maps the mind-boggling matrix of character relationships.  
 
This first volume of the four-volume e-book edition of 40 covers the years 1970 to 1979 for the celebrated cartoon strip.
Available since: 06/12/2012.
Print length: 696 pages.

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