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Description - Alias the Cat by Kim Deitch

At the centre of Alias the Cat are Kim Deitch and his wife pam - a passionate collector of Halloween cats from the 1920s and 30s. 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 tine subculture of people who dress up as cartoon amimals 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780224084864
ISBN-10: 0224084860
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 166mm x 11mm)
Pages: 136
Imprint: Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 25-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kim Deitch

Kim Deitch has been creating comics since 1967. His most recent books are Boulevard of Broken Dreams and Shadowland.

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