Griffith, Bill

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Nobody's Fool: The Life and Times of Schlitzie the Pinhead

Griffith is renowned for his absurdist comic strip Zippy the Pinhead, inspired by Schlitzie's iconic image, and on some level this biography seems to be an attempt at restoring some dignity to a life he's mined for his own purposes. He succeeds wonderfully.
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Invisible Ink: My Mother's Secret Love Affair with a Famous Cartoonist!!

Before the 1960s ripened, before liberalized divorce, people still fell in love out of turn—and improvised. This bittersweet period piece will prove fascinating to those intrigued by social history and perhaps interested in uncovering their own family affairs.
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Zippy: The Dingburg Diaries

Not recommended.

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