Tall Tales

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Tall Tales was an innovative newspaper strip syndicated internationally by the New York Herald Tribune from 1957ñ1963.

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Whereas newspaper strips are square, single-panel, or multiple-panel horizontal gag cartoons, Al Jaffee, known for the Fold-In in MAD Magazine, once again altered the format of his work to create a vertical strip ó the first, and last, in newspaper history. Tall Tales contains the best 120 wordless strips out of over 2,200, scanned from the original files. The book features a new preface by Jaffee and an introduction by Stephen Colbert of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report.

Additional Information

Author Al Jaffee
Publisher Abrams Books
Page Count 128pp
Publication Size 4.5 x 9.5
Publication Notes Hardcover, Color
Publication Date September 1, 2008
ISBN 978-0810972728

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