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By Richard Thompson

ISBN-10: 1449400418

ISBN-13: 9781449400415

The Cul de Sac Golden Treasury is a hilarious and lovely omnibus of cartoonist Richard Thompson's Cul de Sac comedian strips, bringing jointly strips from the 1st assortment, Cul de Sac, and the 2009 assortment, teenagers at Play.

A lighthearted examine the suburban lifetime of precocious preschooler Alice Otterloop, Cul de Sac is famous not just for its humor and intelligence, but in addition for Thompson's enjoyable, creative watercolor paintings. Thompson's paintings has attracted the compliment of hugely acclaimed illustrators around the globe, together with invoice Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) and Mo Willems (Sheep within the colossal urban, Knuffle Bunny).

The Cul de Sac Golden Treasury might be a valued addition to the libraries of Cul de Sac lovers and a good looking creation for readers new to this hot, great comedian strip.

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His most conclusive evidence that they were homosexual lovers was their very names, Bruce and Dick. I can’t help but wonder what he would have said about the presidential ticket of Bush and Dick in 2000? Weirdest of all, Wertham claimed that comic books caused asthma. This, of course, was logical because children were staying indoors to read them instead of playing outside in the fresh air. By 1955, towns and cities across America like Jersey City and St. Louis were organizing comic book burnings.

Wertham referred to in his book as “The Human Torture”). Batman had no superpowers. His greatest superpower was his humanity. His origin story was utterly primal. It transcended cultures, languages, and borders, generation after generation. I mean, his mom and dad get shot dead right in front of his eyes! Over their bodies, in the belief that one person can make a difference, Bruce Wayne sacrifices his childhood and swears to get the guy who did this . . to get ALL the bad guys. When the bat flies through his open window and he sees it as an omen, becoming a human bat in the process, it’s all so powerful!

Wertham, comic books CAUSE juvenile delinquency. I wonder what would have happened if he had instead asked the boys if they had ever eaten a pickle? Wertham’s claims grew into even more remarkable pronouncements: Girls who read Wonder Woman were doomed to become lesbians. And boys who read the adventures of Batman and Robin all knew what Wertham referred to as Batman and Robin’s “dirty secret”. . that the Dynamic Duo— the Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder—were homosexuals. The secret clues were all right there in the panels of the comic books!

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