The Resource Alias the cat!, Kim Deitch

Alias the cat!, Kim Deitch

Label
Alias the cat!
Title
Alias the cat!
Statement of responsibility
Kim Deitch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the center of the novel Kim Deitch deftly places himself and his wife Pam--a passionate collector of Halloween cats from the 1920s and 30s, whose collection is impressive to say the least. But when she buys a mysterious old cat costume, she and Kim find themselves in wholly new territory: the lost world of Alias the Cat who, in 1915, appeared not only in a comic strip and film serial, but in real life as a freedom-fighting superhero. When Kim begins to research this forgotten figure, he uncovers one almost unbelievable story after another: about the Furries, a tiny subculture of people who dress up as cartoon animals in order to have sex; about Keller and Frankie, two seamen stranded on a Pacific island, forced to make cat toys to appease the natives; about the secret lover of Alias's alter ego, Malek Janochek; and, of course, about Deitch's own Waldo the Cat, the common thread weaving the stories together as Kim and Pam move toward a fateful showdown in Midgetville ... New Jersey, of course. Alias the Cat is Kim Deitch at his eye-catching, mind-bending best
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Deitch, Kim
Dewey number
741.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.D383
LC item number
A45 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Graphic novels
  • Comic books, strips, etc
Label
Alias the cat!, Kim Deitch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"He dared to save a world!"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70259062
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375424311
Lccn
2006048586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)70259062
Label
Alias the cat!, Kim Deitch
Publication
Note
"He dared to save a world!"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70259062
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780375424311
Lccn
2006048586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)70259062

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