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Author Miserocchi, H. Kevin.
Title Chas Addams : the Addams Family, an evilution / Kevin Miserocchi.
Pub Info Petulama, CA : Pomegranate Communications, 2010.
book jacket
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy
 Vineyard Haven Children's  J GRAPHIC ADDA     DUE 01-12-23
Descript 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents The family -- Morticia -- Gomez -- Wednesday and Pugsley -- Lurch, the butler -- Granny Frump -- Uncle Fester -- The Thing -- Relatives and family friends -- A house to die for.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 224) and index.
Summary "The Addams Family: An Evilution is the first book to trace The Addams Family history, presenting more than 200 cartoons created by Charles Addams (American, 1912-1988) throughout his prolific career; many have never been published before. Text by H. Kevin Miserocchi, director of the Tee and Charles Addams Foundation, offers a revealing chronology of each character's evolution (for instance, did you know that Addams originally named Pugsley 'Pubert'?), while Addams's own incisive character descriptions, originally penned for the benefit of the television show producers, introduce each chapter. As the presence of the Family continues to permeate generation after generation, and in celebration of the Broadway musical debuting in 2010, this book reminds us where these oddly lovable characters came from and, in doing so, offers a lasting tribute to one of America's greatest humorists. A phenomenon of rare proportion, The Addams Family is the manifestation of one artist's dark but irresistible wit, expressed with an uncommonly deft hand."--Publisher description.
Subject Addams, Charles, 1912-1988 -- Themes, motives.
Addams family (Fictitious characters)
Alt Title Addams Family, an evilution
Charles Adams
ISBN 9780764953880
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