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    DescriptionFrom her first comics published in the Evergeen State College school paper to her influential weekly comic strip, "Ernie Pook's Comeek"; from her bestselling creative how-to memoir comic books, "What It Is "and "Picture This," to her novels, graphic memoirs, plays, and awards in between, Lynda Barry has been part of the North American alternative comics scene for thirty years. Fans around the world rejoiced at D+Q's announcement of "Blabber Blabber Blabber: Volume 1 of" "Everything," which collects all of the seminal "Ernie Pook's Comeek," some of which has been out of print for decades, and includes her earliest books, such as "Girls and Boys "and "Big Ideas," and features an introduction penned by Barry, complete with photographs. Reflective of the early 1980s before the appearance of Barry's well-known characters Marlys and Arna, the comics in ""Blabber Blabber Blabber""cover the more adult subjects of bad love, bad perms, being single, Prince, and miserable break-ups--resulting in one of the most oft-quoted Barry sayings: "Love is an exploding cigar which we all willingly smoke." Though Barry's early drawing style is most often described as "scratchy," her affinity for large swaths of text and narration; her fondness for exclamation marks, angular shapes, and cursive penmanship; and her uncanny ability to zero in on the very essence of life all within a few panels is as present as ever in this collection.


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    Title
    Blabber, Blabber, Blabber: Volume 1
    Subtitle
    Volume 1 of Everything
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lynda Barry
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,021 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781770460522
    ISBN 10: 1770460527
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: GV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F3.0
    BIC E4L: GRA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: FX
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    DC22: 741.5
    Libri: I-GV
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15860
    DC22: 741.5/973
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 95
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Merchandise Category: GPH
    B&T General Subject: 400
    BISAC V2.8: CGN006000
    DC23: 741.56973
    LC classification: NC1429.B285 A4 2011
    Thema V1.0: XA
    Illustrations note
    Black and White Illustrations
    Publisher
    Drawn and Quarterly
    Imprint name
    Drawn and Quarterly
    Publication date
    30 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Montreal
    Author Information
    LYNDA BARRY has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator, and teacher and found that they are very much alike. She lives in Wisconsin.
    Review quote
    "ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST CARTOONISTS." --LAURA MILLER, "SALON"