Old Jewish Comedians: A BLAB! Storybook

Old Jewish Comedians: A BLAB! Storybook


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An illustrated celebration of the greatest Jewish comedians of the 20th century.

This comprehensive collection of portraiture of comedians born before 1930 includes the famous (Milton Berle, Groucho Marx, Jerry Lewis, Mel Brooks, Jack Benny), the not-so-famous (Benny Rubin, Shelly Berman) and the largely unknown (Al Kelly, Menasha Skulnik). The Reuben Award-winning Friedman presents a thorough visual history of these greatest Borscht-Belt comedians with 28 full-page portraits.

This is a Blab! Storybook, a series showcasing sequential artists from the acclaimed anthology Blab!. Each volume is presented in a beautiful 10" x 10" hardcover and full-color format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560977414
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 11/22/2006
Series: Blab! Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Drew Friedman's work has appeared in The New York Times, Mad, New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and many other magazines. He resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and collaborator, Kathy Bidus, and their two beagles.

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