Zusammenfassung .html by Bill Griffith Bill Griffith's Zippy the Pinhead is a pop culture icon. Born inunderground comix! the surrealist character is now one of the most recognizablecharacters on the newspaper pages! and is currently in production as an animatedseries to debut on the Showtime Network in 2002. Syndicated since 1986 by KingFeatures! ZIPPY is read in over 200 newspapers seven days a week. Zippy's trademark non-sequitur! "Are wehaving fun yet?" has become so often-repeated that it is now in Bartlett'sFamiliar Quotations. His likeness was graphittied on the former Berlin Wall!while Dan Akroyd is rumored to have created his Saturday Night Live characters!the Coneheads! after seeing Zippy for the first time. With Zippy Annual 2001 (a.k.a. "Z2K1")! all of Griffith's hilarious strips from 2000 and 2001 arecollected into one place to guide us into the 21st Century. Millennium fevernever seemed so! well! absurd. Frivolity is a stern taskmaster! and thesebrilliant black-and-white dailies and color Sundays (Griffith is a master of colorand the printing process of the newspaper page) spotlight Griffith's inimitablyexistential and surreal sense of humor. "Bill Griffith's nationally syndicatedZippy continually stretches the intellectual bounds of the daily newspaperstrip!" writes the San Francisco Examiner. Plus! it's damn funny. SC! 160pg! PC
Seen by tens of millions of readers every day, Bill Griffith's Zippy the Pinhead is a pop culture icon. In each Zippy Annual, a year's worth of Griffith's work is collected into one place to guide us into the 21st Century. These brilliant black-and-white dailies and color Sundays (Griffith's mastery of four-color processing is unparalleled) feature Zippy, Griffy, and the rest of the gang dissecting pop culture trends and trivia in Griffith's inimitable style.