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Frank and His Friend - Special Collector's Edition, Vol. 1


Frank and his Friend - Frank and His Friend - Special Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 - book cover of paperback comic strip 2013 Ringer Publishing Paperbacks - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

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9.95 EUR

Frank and His Friend - Special Collector's Edition, Vol. 1

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Frank and His Friend seems to get sweeter each time you read it. The turn of a page takes you from a moment of joyful exuberance where adventure could literally be waiting just around the corner, to a scene of warm tenderness where you can almost feel the hug.

This special collector’s edition captures all of that, in 128 pages of comics not seen in Time for Frank and His Friend or the Eisner-nominated Finding Frank and His Friend. What’s more, each image was selected by Frank and His Friend scholar Melvin Goodge.

The books shipping from our archives carry the Curio & Co. seal individually hand-stamped on the inside cover and come with a Certificate of Authenticity, so you know it’s genuine.

Artist Clarence ‘Otis’ Dooley created such a complete world with Frank and His Friend, that even when the characters are in small vignettes you know there’s so much more to discover just beyond the frame of the picture. It’s a little like stepping into the middle of a conversation, one where dear friends have been waiting for you. (And they even saved you the good spot on the tree branch.)

 

Product Details:

ISBN: 978-3-9502966-3-1

Published: 2013, Ringer Publishing Paperbacks

Size: 4.25 x 7 in (10.8 x 17.7 cm)

Pages: 128

Content: Black and white 

Printing Type: Offset

Book Type: Paperback

Binding: Perfect Bound

 

Notes:

Certificate of Authenticity included

Curio & Co. seal hand-stamped on inside book cover

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Frank and his Friend - Finding Frank and his Friend - Book Cover - previously unpublished work by Clarence 'Otis' Dooley - Melvin Goodge 2010 - 2011 Eisner nomination - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

Finding Frank and his Friend

Frank and his Friend

Previously unpublished works by Clarence 'Otis' Dooley It was easy to love Frank and his Friend, with its ice cream...

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Frank and his Friend - Time for Frank and His Friend - Book cover - 1979 Ringer Publishing Paperbacks - Frank held up by the kid hosing water under him - comic strip - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

Time for Frank and His Friend

Frank and his Friend

It’s January 1979 and Ringer Publishing Paperbacks releases Time for Frank and His Friend, the first collection of Dooley’s comic...

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Frank and his Friend - Frank and His Friend - Special Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 - book cover of paperback comic strip 2013 Ringer Publishing Paperbacks - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

Frank and His Friend - Special Collector's ...

Frank and his Friend

Frank and His Friend seems to get sweeter each time you read it. The turn of a page takes you...

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Frank and his Friend - Four prints in one set - Set of 4 Poster with certificates of authenticity - Comic strip - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

Four prints in one set

Frank and his Friend

All 4 prints from the collection of Clarence ‘Otis’ Dooley’s previously unpublished work – together in one set.  The 16...

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Frank and his Friend - Frank and his Friend Postcards - at the MANK Museum - 6 acid free postcard set - drawings by Clarence 'Otis' Dooley - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

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Frank and his Friend

Set of all 6 postcard-sized prints.  The Mankowisz Museum of Comics and Animation has one of the finest collections of...

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Frank and his Friend - "A Tragic Moment" - at the MANK Museum - Acid free postcard - drawings by Clarence 'Otis' Dooley - kid and frank play in the green - by Curio & Co. (Curio and Co. OG) www.curioandco.com

"A Tragic Moment" - at the MANK Museum

Frank and his Friend

This image was featured in the 2011 exhibition "Roughhousing: Clarence 'Otis' Dooley's Rough Sketches for Frank and His Friend, 1980-1984"...

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Frank and his Friend
Frank and his Friend
Creator of the Frank and his Friend franchise.

Clarence ‘Otis’ Dooley was born in Kickapoo, Illinois in 1945.  He first put his artistic skills to work drawing comics while in the military, and was part of the then-classified 22nd Division Caricature Corps. Discharged and back home in 1971, Dooley worked for the art department of Cudworth-Hooper Industrial, illustrating catalogs for hog oilers.  When Frank and his Friend was accepted for syndication in 1975, Dooley quit the company to work on the comic full-time.

The popularity of Frank and his Friend was overwhelming.  Likenesses of the two characters were emblazoned on...


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