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In Pictopia!

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May. 13th, 2008 | 06:50 pm

In Pictopia! was originally published in Anything Goes! #2 (The Comics Journal, August 1986). Anything Goes! was published as a benefit book to raise funds to defend a lawsuit against the Journal by writer Michael Fleisher, over remarks made by science fiction writer Harlan Ellison in an interview with then editor Gary Groth. Alan Moore's script originally called for an 8-page story, but illustrator Don Simpson decided it need to be expanded to thirteen pages. The story was reprinted in George Khoury's The Extraordinary Works of Alan Moore (TwoMorrows, July 2003) with recolouring by José Villarrubia, the original colouring having been done by Eric Vincent.

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Sammy Sleepyhead = Little Nemo from Little Nemo in Slumberland

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Lee Edward McIlmoyle

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from: lee_in_limbo
date: Oct. 30th, 2008 04:58 pm (UTC)
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Heavy.

Lee.

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Alternate reprint

from: anonymous
date: Nov. 5th, 2008 09:05 pm (UTC)
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You're probably aware, but "In Pictopia!" was also reprinted in Fantagraphics' The Best Comics of the Decade (1980-1990) Vol. 1. :o)

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Extraordinary Works

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date: Apr. 13th, 2009 04:35 am (UTC)
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It is in the old version of 'Extraordinary Works', but I wanted to let anybody reading this who cares know that it is *not* available in the currently in print "Indispensible Edition"; it was replaced by the Mr. Monster story "The Riddle of the Recalitrant Refuse". Not sure why.

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In Pictopia in Pittsburgh

from: anonymous
date: Sep. 25th, 2010 05:34 pm (UTC)
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The ToonSeum, one of three museums dedicated solely to the cartoon arts, currently has all of the original "In Pictopia" artwork on display through October 31st. The gallery also includes original Don Simpson pieces and will be selling a reprint of the comic with reminisces by Gary Groth, Denis Kitchen, and Simpson, plus others.

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from: anonymous
date: Feb. 17th, 2011 09:43 pm (UTC)
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Sólo quiero decir lo que es un gran blog ha llegado hasta aquí! He estado alrededor durante bastante tiempo, pero finalmente decidió mostrar mi aprecio por vuestro trabajo! Pulgar hacia arriba, y mantenerlo en marcha!

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