Michael Dormer and the Legend of Hot Curl

Fantagraphics Books
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"This collects the 1960s-1970s surf cartoons--and more--of an artist best known for his Shrimpenstein TV show. Michael Dormer is synonymous with the California surf counterculture in the 1960s and 1970s. This is the first-ever retrospective of the artist, culled from his own archives. It collects all of his character Hot Curl's comic strips for the magazine SurfToons, his designs for his TV show, a vast selection of his fine art, and other surprises. Black & white illustrations with some color."--
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About the author

Michael Dormer was an artist, writer, and entrepreneur from San Diego, California. He spent most of his life in Ocean Beach, where his artwork remains ubiquitous in the area's coffee houses, watering holes, and surf shacks. Highly influential in the Californian surf culture, he is best known for his comic Hot Curl and for creating the TV shownbsp;Shrimpenstein.

Michael Powers was born in Long Beach, California, and grew up on the beaches of Southern California and the Outer Banks of North Carolina. He is an attorney and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of the Pacific. Over the last 30 years, he has written about baseball, jazz, boxing, art history, sports law and politics, among other subjects.

Eric Reynolds is the Associate Publisher of Fantagraphics Books and lives in Seattle, WA.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Dec 31, 2017
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Pages
209
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ISBN
9781683960171
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Language
English
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Genres
Art / American / General
Art / Popular Culture
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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