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August 1, 2016


Missed It: July 28th Was Vernon E. Grant Day

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You can read about the cartoonist getting a special day here; it's one of the more fun cartoonist wikipedia pages, too. I haven't seen a ton of the artwork, but what I have -- like the above image -- looks really cool.

The Cambridge, Massachusetts native was a versatile cartoonist and an early adopter of manga-related artistic practices and tropes. He is also one of the intriguing of early alternative comics publishing, and can be argued to have been in that early group of graphic novel makers that kind of established that entire form.
 
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