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From here to absurdity

Griffith, Bill

From here to absurdity

Zippy, November 2003-November 2004

by Griffith, Bill

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Published by Fantagraphics Books in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zippy (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc.,
  • Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States.,
  • American wit and humor, Pictorial.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesZippy :
    StatementBill Griffith.
    GenreComic books, strips, etc.
    SeriesZippy annual -- v. 5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23093166M
    ISBN 101560976187
    OCLC/WorldCa56651234

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