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"I Say, I Say... Son!": A Tribute to Legendary Animators Bob, Chuck, and Tom McKimson


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"I Say, I Say . . . Son!" offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the work of the McKimson brothers, three of the most accomplished and influential animators in history.

Tracing the brothers' careers from the 1920s onward, this beautifully illustrated book details how Bob McKimson created such beloved characters as Foghorn Leghorn, the Tasmanian Devil, Sylvester Jr., and the original Speedy Gonzales, and explores Chuck and Tom McKimson's voluminous body of work at Warner Bros. Cartoons, Dell Comics, and Golden Books.

Featuring original art from the Golden Age of Animation, "I Say, I Say . . . Son!" includes a wealth of material from the top animation archives--original drawings, reproductions of animation cels, comic book illustrations, lobby cards, and screen captures--along with never-before-seen photographs and other memorabilia from author Robert McKimson Jr.'s personal collection.

"I Say, I Say . . . Son!" is a vibrant tribute to three groundbreaking animators whose long careers included work on the Looney Tunes, Pink Panther, and Mr. Magoo series, as well as many other animation classics.

Introduction by Darrell Van Citters. Foreword by John Kricfalusi.

This came from the collection of Steve Sherman, a writer,artist, puppet-maker, puppet-performer, and avid collector. Steve worked as Jack Kirby's assistant, at Filmation, and Sid and Marty Krofft, before forming his own company Puppet Studio in 1984 contributing to "Pee-Wee's Playhouse", "Men in Black 1 & 2", "Mighty Joe Young", "Muppets" and numerous other TV series and feature films.

Features

Robert McKimson, Charles McKimson, and Tom McKimson
Robert McKimson Jr

Condition & Attributes

Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear)

Creators

Robert
McKimson, Charles McKimson, and Tom McKimson
Robert
McKimson Jr

Publishing Information

Santa Monica Press
2012
1st

Physical Description

11.25 inches
9 inches
232 pages
color and black & white illustrations
Hardcover
boards
English