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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: ENG REFER LAN 1999
Title: Josh Kirby: A Cosmic Cornucopia
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Personal name: Langford, David (Author), Kirby, Josh (Illustrator)& Holt, Tom (Foreword)
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010741 checked in 2019-06-08 15:24:05

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Reference
International Standard Book Number: 9781855857315
Place of publication, distribution, etc.: Great Britain, United Kingdom
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Paper Tiger
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 1999
Extent: 112 pages
Other physical details: Softcover
Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 11 3/4
Summary, etc. note: Josh Kirby's exuberant cover paintings for Terry Pratchett's bestselling Discworld series have spawned dozens of imitators, but no one has yet matched his irrepressible and chaotic humor. As this definitive collection of Kirby's art--including many formerly unpublished works--proves, his vision has many facets. They go from the wildest fantasies to the hardest sci-fi; some images evoke a macabre realm of horror, others portray chilling futuristic landscapes, but all are wondrous. An analysis of Kirby's career and techniques will increase your appreciation of each picture: the Discworld delights, bursting with detail and action; the ghoulish depictions of things that go bump in the night; and the representations of the science fiction worlds inspired by Ray Bradbury and Robert Silverberg. Plus: enjoy a comic compendium of interpretations from the pens of authors such as Tom Holt. A visual feast not to be missed, with an informative text by multiple Hugo Award-winner David Langford.
Expansion of summary note: speculative fiction, art criticism, artists, cartoonists, Discworld, drawing, art appreciation, art analysis
Method of acquisition: Donation
Date of acquisition: June 2019
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