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Understanding Barnaby

“The most important addition to American arts and letters” Continue reading


Crockett Johnson and the Invention of Barnaby

Adapted from the Afterword to Barnaby Volume One: 1942-1943 (Fantagraphics, 2013).
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Before Barnaby: Crockett Johnson Grows Up and Turns Left

The artist typically said very little about his life before Barnaby. But before Barnaby, there was Crockett Johnson. And before Crockett Johnson, there was David Johnson Leisk. Continue reading