Spain Vol. 1: Street Fighting Men

Fantagraphics Books
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Spain Rodriguez is a legend in comix, whose life story was as exciting as the adventures of his comic book protagonists. Mentored by an artist mom, drawn to comic books and juvenile delinquency, a motorcycle outlaw, an influential artistic force in the underground press, and one of the original seven samurai of Zap Comix, this is the first volume in another historic landmark series from Fantagraphics.

His alter ego Trashman, Agent of the Sixth International, sworn to fight the oppressor with his brothers and sisters… especially the sisters (ahem). The 170 pages of Trashman stories that Spain drew throughout his career form the backbone of this volume, along with his first hand accounts of riding with the Road Vultures Motorcycle Club (a gang once considered so dangerous that the police chief of Buffalo, New York, declared war on them) and his 1969 East Village Other series about cop corruption, Manning. This first volume is rounded with an informative inside account of Spain’s life and loves in the emerging counterculture of New York’s Lower East Side.

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About the author

Manuel Rodrigueznbsp;(1940-2012), better known as Spain, was one of the great Americanunderground and socially conscious cartoonists.

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Publisher
Fantagraphics Books
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Published on
Dec 6, 2017
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Pages
280
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ISBN
9781683960294
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Comics & Graphic Novels / Literary
Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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