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About the author:
FREDER is the also author of Persepone's Torch, a novel, and Méliès' Notebook and Other Stories, a collection. He is is a writer, cartoonist and graphic designer living in a big old house packed with folk art, toys, books and cats. He has had fiction published in The North American Review, Kinesis, broadcast on National Public Radio and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. He is the creator of the online comic strips Quirk and Tinsel*Town, and has written about comics and movie serials for a wide range of trade journals; most recently, he penned an introductory piece on Universal's Flash Gordon movie serials for the second volume of The Library of American Comics' "Definitive Flash Gordon and Jungle Jim."
Tinsel*Town Volume 1: Ashcan Blues
A Novel of Hollywood in the Great Depression
First Print Edition
When down-on-her-luck Hollywood agent Claire Forrest discovers a cartoon fox playing saxophone in a New York dive bar, she immediately knows that she's onto something big. What she can't possibly imagine are the difficulties that lie ahead, the consequences of bringing the most naive creature imaginable into the nest of vipers that is 1930's Hollywood, the dark deals that she will have to make and the backs that she will have to stab to transform her new client into a worldwide star - and keep him at the top against enormous odds...
The wildly original web comic, Remastered, Revisited and Remixed in a beautiful new version - in print for the first time!
Relive the legend of Eddie Fox, that Depression-era star of Radio and the Silver Screen who won his way into the hearts of millions with his innocent charm and Magic Talent with the Saxophone! Learn the surprising true story behind the carefully cultivated myth! Why did this beloved celebrity suddenly disappear from the public eye? What became of him? Discover the answer to the burning question: Whatever happened to Eddie Fox? It's all here - in Tinsel*Town: A Novel of Hollywood in the Great Depression.
- Publication Date:
- 1484018540 / 9781484018545
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 7" x 10"
- Full Color
- Related Categories:
- Comics & Graphic Novels / Historical Fiction