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Surfer Toons

Date: 1964
Dimensions:
Overall: 275 x 215 mm, 5 mm, 0.12 kg
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Ephemera
Object Name: Comic
Object No: 00033586
Place Manufactured:Dana Point

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    Description
    This comic booklet 'Surfer Toons' was created by Rick Griffin and published in America in 1964. The cover features an image of Griffin's well known character Murphy, alongside information regarding the contents of the booklet.
    SignificanceThe booklet represents a rare collection of cartoons by American illustrator Rick Griffin, whose surfing cartoons regularly appeared in Surfer Magazine and in surfing film posters.
    HistoryAmerican artist Richard Alden Griffin was one of the leading designers of psychedelic posters in the 1960s. He was also a contributor to the underground comics movement, and his work appeared regularly in Zap Comix. He was also known for his work within the surfing subculture, and he was a staff artist at Surfer Magazine, where he created his surfing comic strip about a surfer named Murphy.
    Additional Titles

    Primary title: SURFER TOONS

    Web title: Surfer Toons

    Related People
    Illustrator: Rick Griffin

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