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Celebrating a Half Century of Doonesbury
G.B. Trudeau has been producing his comic strip Doonesbury for over 50 years. It passed the half-century milestone two years ago, but I choose to celebrate the occasion two years later, on Doonesbury's 52nd...
In celebrating five decades of Doonesbury, Andrews McMeel Publishing, an arm of Trudeau's syndicate, produced one of the age's modern miracles, Dbury@50: The Complete Digital Doonesbury. The "book" is a box, and inside the box is a flash drive loaded with all 50 years of the strip, a searchable calendar archive, character bios, and a week-by-week description of the strip's contents. Also in the box is a "user manual," a 224-page book organized by year: every week's developments are summarized with brief descriptive statements ("Zonker packs for med school") for dailies and Sundays, preceded by a short essay that puts the week's strips into their historical context (hence, revealing the satire) and includes sample panels from the week. The text is supplied by David Stanford, who calls himself "duty officer"; but he could have more accurately described himself as a walking Doonesbury encyclopedia with highly perceptive vision and pleasingly glib verbal manner. His achievement herein is astonishing and commanding. And a pleasure to read...
Garry Trudeau auctions 'Doonesbury' NFTs and signed prints to benefit Ukrainians displaced by war
Garry Trudeau has partnered with Heritage Auctions to offer 10 defining strips, along with an extensive character map and portraits, for the July 14 Doonesbury NFT Charity Showcase Auction. The sale of these NFTs, each with a print signed and numbered by Trudeau, will benefit the International Medical Corps’ work helping internally displaced persons and refugees affected by the war in Ukraine....
Will Shortz Interiews GBT
POP Duos: People of Play. Will Schortz, Crossword Editor, NYT; Puzzle Master; NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday in conversation with Garry Trudeau, Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Doonesbury Cartoonist...
The Wit and Wisdom of Garry Trudeau
Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau has spent 50 years poking fun at the absurdities of American life, but behind his satire is the belief that things can get better...
Garry Trudeau on Lampooning Trump and Other Lessons from Five Decades of Doonesbury
Washington D.C. bureau chief David Corn talks to Trudeau about 50-plus years of Doonesbury...
May 17, 2023
"I did finish the wall."