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Monday, May 14, 2012

Farewell to Maurice Sendak

Peter Dunlap-Shohl drew this wonderful piece on the death of Maurice Sendak last week, ingeniously mashing up the Seventh Seal and the Wild Things. I especially like the casually tossed-away cane at far left. I was going to link to a documentary by director Spike Jonez where he visits Sendak at his home but it's been taken off the web. I will link to a great tribute by Philip Nel at the Comics Journal. Phil's been working on a massive biography of Ruth Kraus and Crockett Johnson and he knows his children's literature.


Robert Gidley said...
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Robert Gidley said...

I think you're referring to the documentary "Tell Them Anything You Want," and Hulu has it on-line (free registration) at: