Krazy & Ignatz: The Komplete Kat Comics #3 - The Limbo of Useless Unconsciousness
(1989)

Eclipse; Turtle Island, 1988 Series
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Volume
3
Price
29.95 USD
Pages
72
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eclipse Books / Turtle Island Foundation
Brand
Eclipse Books / Turtle Island
ISBN
0-913035-76-9 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Bob Callahan (editor); Visual Strategies (design)

The Limbo of Useless Unconsciousness (Table of Contents)

Krazy Kat / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse

Indexer Notes

Clip from an interior strip. The cover from the softcover version is tipped in as a plate on the cover of this hardcover edition.

The Limbo of Useless Unconsciousness (Table of Contents: 1)

Krazy Kat / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse

Indexer Notes

Title page with illustration from the interior pages.

[Credits and Indicia] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ignatz Mouse

Indexer Notes

Indicia and small illustration from the interior pages. The book is dedicated to New York educator/poet, Kenneth 'Krazy' Koch.

The Assassination of Comic Art (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard (credited)
Pencils
George Cruikshank; Phiz
Inks
George Cruikshank; Phiz
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Essay on how cartooning was pushed into the shadows by the cultured elite. Illustrated with drawings from the original serializations of Charles Dickens' David Copperfield and Oliver Twist.

Krazy & Ignatz 1918 (Table of Contents: 4)

Krazy Kat / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat

Indexer Notes

Title page for the Sunday reprints, illustrated with a drawing from the interior pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Krazy Kat / comic story / 52 pages (report information)

Script
George Herriman (signed as Herriman)
Pencils
George Herriman (signed as Herriman)
Inks
George Herriman (signed as Herriman)
Letters
George Herriman (signed as Herriman)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I realize the error of my ways, and so, contrite...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse; Offissa Pupp
Reprints
  • from Krazy Kat Sundays (King Features Syndicate) 1918-01-6 to 1918-12-29

Indexer Notes

All 52 Krazy Kat Sunday newspaper strips from 1918.

Notes and Commentary (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard (credited)
Pencils
George Herriman (panels)
Inks
George Herriman (panels)
Letters
typeset; George Herriman

Indexer Notes

An explanation of the gags and concepts in the strips of February 17, March 10, April 21, and September 22, with each illustrated with one panel from that date.

A Note to Our Readers (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Limbo of Useless Unconsciousness
    Krazy Kat
  2. 1. The Limbo of Useless Unconsciousness
    Krazy Kat
  3. 2. [Credits and Indicia]
  4. 3. The Assassination of Comic Art
  5. 4. Krazy & Ignatz 1918
    Krazy Kat
  6. 5. ["I realize the error of my ways, and so, contrite..."]
    Krazy Kat
  7. 6. Notes and Commentary
  8. 7. A Note to Our Readers
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