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Description - An Orgy of Playboy's Eldon Dedini by Eldon Dedini

This book presents half a century of cartoons from "Playboy's" most venerable contributor. This is the first retrospective collection of Dedini's work that gathers in one volume the most sophisticated, elegant - and funny - gag panels of the past six decades. For over 45 years, Eldon Dedini has been one of "Playboy's" most recognisable full-page gag-cartoonists. With a masterful watercolour technique that burlesques a broad range of subjects - from East and West Coast urban and suburban adult-hipster to classical Japanese erotic prints - Dedini's most personal cartoons rely on mythology and legend, evoking a bucolic sexually liberated paradise that leaves its readers lingering over the imagery long after the gags register.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781560977278
ISBN-10: 1560977272
Format: Hardback
(282mm x 218mm x 30mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Fantagraphics
Publisher: Fantagraphics
Publish Date: 13-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Eldon Dedini

Eldon Dedini started his career as an editorial cartoonist for the Salinas Morning Post. In 1944, Walt Disney Studios hired him as a story sketch artist. Dedini sold dozens of cartoons to Esquire, which in 1946 offered him a four-year contract. In 1950 Dedini moved to The New Yorker - where he is still a contributor - and finally to Playboy in 1960.

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