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Herman Classics Volume 1
by Jim Unger
ECW Press
ISBN 1-55022-616-9
Published October 2003 - Paperback - 190 pages

Jim Unger and his British sense of humor is the subject of the biographical account by fellow-cartoonist, David Waisglass (FARCUS), in the beginning of the book.  It's informative and hilarious and so nice for a change to learn something about the person behind funny old Herman.  This is a collection of Jim Unger's work since 1972, when he "discovered" his talent for cartoons and this is visual humor at its best.  Whether it's a single cartoon or a full page spread, his undeniable brilliance is spot on.  I can't even begin to pick a favorite - they're all so very good.  I just love his characters and their antics, basic and silly as they are.  You'll need some quiet time to go through this wonderful collection so you can indulge and chuckle till you weep.  I was sad when I came to the last page.  The good news is that this is the beginning of a five-part series.  Yippee!  This is a collector's dream.
See my reviews on Volumes 2 and 3 in this series.
Conclusion - Look no further for a Christmas gift to tickle the funnybone of almost anyone you know.

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