Another Stereotype Bites the Dust: A Candorville Collection

Darrin Bell (Author)
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Description

Darrin Bell's Candorville is an insightful comic strip for today's world. Brutally honest but still evenhanded, Candorville takes on some of society's toughest issues, giving readers something to think about--as well as smirks, chuckles, and guffaws.

Another Stereotype Bites the Dust is a collection of creator Darrin Bell's Candorville cartoon strip. In this thought-provoking strip Bell uses a diverse group of friends to paint a real yet humorous portrait of inner-city America. An educated underachiever, Lemont Brown is an aspiring writer. Socially conscious, he wants to work at changing the world and infusing it with wisdom and justice--if only he could pay his rent. Lemont's childhood friend Susan Garcia is a book-smart and street savvy Mexican-American woman who won't let bigotry or any glass ceiling keep her down. And Lemont's friend Clyde (aka C-Dog) is a streetwise thug and undiscovered rapper who'd rather mooch off his mother than get a job.

Another Stereotype Bites the Dust deals with some tough issues--poverty, homelessness, racism, and personal responsibility--with knowing irony and incisive satire. Bell uses edgy dialogue and modern situations to jab everything from political correctness to political spinning, from political hindsight to office politics, making it a hit with the socially aware.

Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publish Date
October 01, 2006
Pages
128
Dimensions
8.48 X 0.38 X 8.94 inches | 0.67 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780740760419
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About the Author

Cartoonist Darrin Bell's work regularly appears in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and other major newspapers. His work has also been featured on 60 Minutes, MTV, and CNN. He is the illustrator of the comic strip Rudy Park. Darrin lives with his wife in the San Francisco Bay area, where he can be found in local cafes or parks drawing, feeding squirrels, and petting dogs (or vice versa).

Online:
candorville.com