WorldCat Identities

Barry, Lynda 1956-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 187 publications in 2 languages and 8,599 library holdings
Genres: Graphic novels  Comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Diary fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Outlines and syllabi  Documentary films  History  Drama 
Roles: Author, Draftsman
Classifications: PN6727.B36, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lynda Barry
What it is by Lynda Barry( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How do objects summon memories? What do real images feel like? For decades, these types of questions have permeated the pages of Lynda Barry's compositions, with words attracting pictures and conjuring places through a pen that first and foremost keeps on moving. What it is demonstrates a tried-and-true creative method that is playful, powerful, and accessible to anyone with an inquisitive wish to write or to remember. Composed of completely new material, each page of Barry's first Drawn & Quarterly book is a full-color collage that is not only a gentle guide to this process but an invigorating example of exactly what it is: 'The ordinary is extraordinary'"--Publisher description
The good times are killing me : a novel by Lynda Barry( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anecdotal account of a young black woman growing up in Seattle
Cruddy : an illustrated novel by Lynda Barry( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and French and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psycho-killer's daughter narrates her gory youth. Disguised as a boy she accompanies her father on his murderous jobs, during which she pretends to be a mute so as not to give away her voice
Picture this by Lynda Barry( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of portraits features a myopic monkey protagonist and the author's most beloved character, Marlys, in a collection that follows her everyday and fantastical routines of preparing food, waiting for the bus, and associating with her elephant-eared imaginary friend
The greatest of Marlys! by Lynda Barry( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's back! This is a Lynda Barry double-tall: the long-awaited collection of the best strips from her syndicated comics. Way back in the mid-1980s, comic illustrator and writer Lynda Barry introduced the character of Marlys Mullen, her crazy groovy teenage sister Maybonne, her sensitive and strange little brother Freddie, a mother like no other, and an array of cousins and friends from the 'hood. This oversized book presents the long strange journey through puberty and life that Marlys and company have experienced. Marlys's universe and galaxy are funny, rude, disturbing, tearful ... in short, very, very Lynda Barry
The best American comics 2008( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features excerpts from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, mini-comics, and the Web, from Chris Ware, Seth, Alison Bechdel, and Matt Groening, among others
The Freddie stories by Lynda Barry( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of illustrated stories on Freddie Mullen, a non-conformist teenager surrounded by conforming teens. A look at today's teendom by a cartoonist, author of It's So Magic
Everything by Lynda Barry( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the first iterations of Ernie Pook's Comeek, includes the author's earliest book, Girls and Boys, and features an introduction by Barry, complete with photographs
Come over, come over by Lynda Barry( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My perfect life by Lynda Barry( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's so magic by Lynda Barry( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fun house by Lynda Barry( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Girls and boys by Lynda Barry( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything in the world by Lynda Barry( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big ideas by Lynda Barry( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everything! : collected and uncollected comics from around 1978-1982 by Lynda Barry( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creator of "Ernie Pook's Comeek" presents a collection of her first strips and includes her earliest books--"Girls and Boys" and "Big Ideas"--In a treasury that explores such themes as bad love, bad hair, and being single
Down the street by Lynda Barry( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naked ladies, naked ladies, naked ladies : coloring book by Lynda Barry( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny Ladies : A Portrait of Women Cartoonists( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Why are so few women in the comics pages? Funny Ladies features four extraordinary female cartoonists in the male-dominated world of newspaper comics. Dale Messick recalls her 40+ years of drawing and writing Brenda Starr. Cathy Guisewhite [sic] (Cathy) holds forth on the concept of feminine perfection, politics and cheesecake. Lynda Barry chats about childhood and writing in a 'trance.' And the ever gutsy Nicole Hollander, who syndicates Sylvia herself, talks about the "invisiblity" of older women in modern society"--Container
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film profiles twenty-two of the most significant artists and writers working in comic books, graphic novels and strip art in North America today. Combining interviews, archival footage and state-of-the-art animation techniques, the documentary traces the origins and progress of the 55-year-old popular comic book medium and links it to historical events
 
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What it is
Alternative Names
Barry, Linda, 1956-

Barry, Lynda Jean 1956-

Lynda Barry Amerikaans cartooniste

لیندا بری

Languages
English (138)

French (2)

Covers
The good times are killing me : a novelCruddy : an illustrated novelPicture thisThe greatest of Marlys!The best American comics 2008The Freddie storiesEverythingEverything! : collected and uncollected comics from around 1978-1982