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Genius, Animated : The Cartoon Art of Alex Toth
by Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell and Alex Toth


Overview - The Library of American Comics concludes its in-depth look at Alex Toth's life and art with Genius, Animated . This companion volume to 2011's award-winning Genius, Isolated and 2013's Genius, Illustrated zooms in to focus on Toth's groundbreaking contributions in the field of animation and features many rarely-seen or never-before-published pieces of art, much of it uncovered in the archives of Hanna-Barbera Studios Featuring presentation illustrations for unsold series, character designs and storyboards for old favorites such as Space Ghost, SHAZZAN, and Superfriends, and work taken from both the beginning (Space Angel) and end (Bionic 6) of Toth's "Saturday kidvid" career, this oversized artbook features observations from animation professionals about his work, plus Alex's own commentary on the cartoon shows that shaped a generation.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Library of American Comics concludes its in-depth look at Alex Toth's life and art with Genius, Animated. This companion volume to 2011's award-winning Genius, Isolated and 2013's Genius, Illustrated zooms in to focus on Toth's groundbreaking contributions in the field of animation and features many rarely-seen or never-before-published pieces of art, much of it uncovered in the archives of Hanna-Barbera Studios Featuring presentation illustrations for unsold series, character designs and storyboards for old favorites such as Space Ghost, SHAZZAN, and Superfriends, and work taken from both the beginning (Space Angel) and end (Bionic 6) of Toth's "Saturday kidvid" career, this oversized artbook features observations from animation professionals about his work, plus Alex's own commentary on the cartoon shows that shaped a generation. Genius, Animated is filled, cover-to-cover, with must-see material, making it essential reading for Toth-fans and animation enthusiasts alike.

Winner of the 2015 Eisner Award for Best Comics-Related Book.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781613779507
  • ISBN-10: 161377950X
  • Publisher: Library of American Comics
  • Publish Date: June 2014
  • Page Count: 334
  • Reading Level: Ages 16-UP
  • Dimensions: 13.22 x 9.79 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5.4 pounds

Series: Alex Toth

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