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Groth, Gary

Overview
Works: 220 works in 394 publications in 1 language and 9,581 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Young adult works  Bildungsromans  Interviews  Caricatures and cartoons  History 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Author, Interviewer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN6727.M42, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gary Groth
Castle waiting by Linda Medley( Book )

in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1] " ... tells the story of an isolated, abandoned castle, and the eccentric inhabitants who bring it back to life. A fable for modern times, Castle Waiting is a fairy tale that's not about rescuing the princess, saving the kingdom, or fighting the ultimate war between Good and Evil -- but about being a hero in your own home. The opening story, "The Brambly Hedge," tells the origin of the castle itself, which is abandoned by its princess in a comic twist on "Sleeping Beauty" when she rides off into the sunset with her Prince Charming. The castle becomes a refuge for misfits, outcasts, and others seeking sanctuary, playing host to a lively and colorful cast of characters that inhabits the subsequent stories, including a talking anthropomorphic horse, a mysteriously pregnant Lady on the run, and a bearded nun"--Publisher's description
King : a comic book biography by Ho Che Anderson( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In comic book format, examines the life of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader who championed nonviolent protest and "had a dream" of equality for all
Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse by Floyd Gottfredson( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of "Mickey Mouse" comic strips from the 1930s, separated into the story arcs they covered and including behind-the-scenes art, publicity work, commentary, and historical essays about the strip
Wandering son by Takako Shimura( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fifth grade. The threshold to puberty, and the beginning of the end of childhood innocence. Shuichi Nitori and his new friend Yoshino Takatsuki have happy homes, loving families, and are well-liked by their classmates. But they share a secret that further complicates a time of life that is awkward for anyone: Shuichi is a boy who wants to be a girl, and Yoshino is a girl who wants to be a boy"--Publisher's web site
Hank Ketcham's complete Dennis the Menace : 1951-1952 by Hank Ketcham( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic comic strip follows the irascible American youngster's post-war antics as drawn by his late cartoonist originator
Peanuts every Sunday, 1952-1955 by Charles M Schulz( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This glorious compilation of Peanuts Every Sunday is the debut volume that collects, for the first time ever, all the Peanuts strips that ran in everyone's newspaper on Sundays- each comic strip reproduced in vibrant, warm full color! In this luxurious hardcover reprinting that years 1952 through 1955, Charles Schulz introduces Schroeder, Lucy, and Linus to his archetypal Peanuts cast of Charlie Brown and Snoopy."--Back of jacket
The heart of Thomas by Moto Hagio( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The setting: A boys' boarding school in Germany, sometime in the mid-20th Century. One winter day, fourteen year-old Thomas Werner falls from a lonely pedestrian overpass to his death, immediately after sending a single, brief letter to another boy at the school: 'To Juli, one last time. This is my love. This is the sound of my heart. Surely you must understand'"--Publisher's web site
Corpse on the Imjin! : and other stories by Harvey Kurtzman( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Harvey Kurtzman's war comics that were originally published in "Two-fisted Tales" and "Frontline Combat" in the early 1950s
The complete Crumb by R Crumb( Book )

in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walt Kelly's our gang by Walt Kelly( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of the classic 1940's comics based on Our Gang and Li'l Rascals shorts by MGM which themselves originated in the 1930's. These comics were written by Walt Kelly after his work for Disney and before he created his legendary Pogo comic strip. Kelly had the original characters from the films grow up and move away in his comics. He introduced his own characters such as Red the tough leader. Younger brothers and sisters grew into prominent characters such as Button-Nose and Two-by-Two
Hank Ketcham's complete Dennis the Menace by Hank Ketcham( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of the early comics of Hank Ketcham's "Dennis the Menace" from 1953-1954, and includes introductory notes
Will Elder : the mad playboy of art by Will Elder( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hoo hah! One of MAD's original 'Usual Gang of Idiots,' Bill Elder may have been MAD's most versatile artist, able to mimic any other artist's style while still retaining his own 'chicken fat' approach to cartooning. This new title collects his work from the original 23 issues of the MAD comic book, all written by Harvey Kurtzman, including parodies of Sherlock Holmes, Frankenstein, Wonder Woman, Archie Comics, Popeye, Mickey Mouse, The Shadow, Dragnet, and much more."--
The complete Wimmen's comix( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late '60s, underground comix changed the way comics readers saw the medium -- but there was an important pronoun missing from the revolution. In 1972, ten women cartoonists got together in San Francisco to rectify the situation and produce the first and longest-lasting all-woman comics anthology, Wimmen's Comix. Within two years the Wimmen's Comix Collective had introduced cartoonists like Roberta Gregory and Melinda Gebbie to the comics-reading public, and would go on to publish some of the most talented women cartoonists in America -- Carol Tyler, Mary Fleener, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Dori Seda, Phoebe Gloeckner, and many others. In its twenty-year run, the women of Wimmen's tackled subjects the guys wouldn't touch with a ten-foot pole: abortion, menstruation, masturbation, castration, lesbians, witches, murderesses, and feminists. Includes the ground-breaking 1970 one-shot, It Ain't Me, Babe, the very first all-woman comic book ever published
Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse color Sundays by Floyd Gottfredson( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Sunday Mickey Mouse comic strip that debuted in 1932 featuring Donald Duck, Uncle Mortimer, and Morty and Ferdie Fieldmouse, including behind-the-scenes art and vintage publicity material
Drawing the line by Gary Groth( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Comics Journal Library" collection contains interviews with artists Jules Feiffer, David Levine, Edward Sorel, and Ralph Steadman in which their attitudes toward their art and their personal histories as artists, as well as topics such as politics, social causes, and outer sources of artistic motivation are discussed. Each interview has an introduction and includes reproductions of the artist's work
R. Crumb by R Crumb( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother, come home by Paul Hornschemeier( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his clean, distinctive art style and poignant storytelling, up-and-coming indie comics sensation Paul Hornschemeier has earned comparisons to and accolades from today's top graphic novelists. Mother, Come Home is Hornschemeier's graphic novel debut-the quietly stunning tale of a father and son struggling, by varying degrees of escapism and fantasy, to come to terms with the death of the family's mother. The story seamlessly weaves through the surreal and the painfully factual, guided by the careful, somber colors and inventive pacing unique to Hornschmeier's storytelling. Mother, Come Home extracts almost tangible drama from the most tranquil of moments, making that which is unspoken in each panel easily audible, and almost uncomfortably experienced
Hank Ketcham's complete Dennis the Menace by Hank Ketcham( Book )

in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multi-volume edition of the classic comic strip follows the irascible American youngster's post-war antics as drawn by his late cartoonist originator
 
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Alternative Names
Gary Groth American comic book editor, publisher and critic

Gary Groth Amerikaans uitgever

Gary Groth editore statunitense

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ゲイリー・グロス

Languages
English (42)

Covers
King : a comic book biographyWalt Disney's Mickey MouseWandering sonHank Ketcham's complete Dennis the Menace : 1951-1952The complete CrumbWalt Kelly's our gangHank Ketcham's complete Dennis the MenaceWill Elder : the mad playboy of art