Cartoon Art Museum Presents From Bloom County to Mars: The Imagination of Berkeley Breathed

. April 27, 2011 . 0 Comments

The Cartoon Art Museum presents From Bloom County to Mars: The Imagination of Berkeley Breathed, an exhibition of original artwork featuring one of the most popular cartoonists of the past quarter-century!

To commemorate this exhibition, the Cartoon Art Museum, in conjunction with IDW, publisher of Breathed’s Bloom County: The Complete Collection, will publish a limited edition, full color, 96-page catalog featuring original artwork from Bloom County, Outland, A Wish for Wings That Work, Goodnight Opus, and other childrens’ books and feature film proposals from Breathed, including Mars Needs Moms!, soon to be released as an animated feature film from Walt Disney Studios.

In addition to full-color reproductions of original artwork, the catalog will feature exclusive content including:

*essays by Bill Amend, creator of FoxTrot; Keith Knight, creator of The K Chronicles; Amy Lago, Comics Editor of the Washington Post Writers Group; and Cartoon Art Museum Curator Andrew Farago

*a lengthy interview with Breathed conducted by cartoonist and author Shaenon K. Garrity

The print run for this catalog will be determined by the Cartoon Art Museum’s fundraising efforts through Kickstarter. Your pledge will support the museum’s bookstore, which, in turn, supports the Cartoon Art Museum, which has been serving the world since 1984.

**Note for supporters outside of the United States: Please add an additional $10 to your donation to offset additional shipping and processing costs

The Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the western United States dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. This unique institution houses approximately 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection.

Image: Berkeley Breathed Cartoon Art Museum

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