Zusammenfassung The Blighted Eye is the most copious! the most diverse! and the most lavishcompilation of original comic art ever published all from the mind-bogglingcollection of Glenn Bray. Bray was an enthusiast of marginal or outsiderAmerican pop culture when he started to collect original comic art in 1965 atime when very few people! including the artists themselves! truly valued theoriginal art. Bray has! over the last nearly 50 years! amassed the most eclecticcollection of original comic art in private hands. The book features work by apantheon of cartooning masters! including Charles Addams! Carl Barks! CharlesBurns! Al Capp! Dan Clowes! Jack Cole! R. Crumb! Jack Davis! Kim Deitch! WillElder! Al Feldstein! Virgil Finlay! Drew Friedman! Chester Gould! Justin Green!Rick Griffin! Bill Griffith! Matt Groening! George Grosz! V.T. Hamlin! JaimeHernandez! George Herriman! Al Hirshfeld! Graham Ingels! Bernard Krigstein!Harvey Kurtzman! Gary Panter! Virgil Partch! Savage Pencil! Peter Pontiac!Charles Rodrigues! Spain Rodriguez! Charles Schulz! Gilbert Shelton! JoostSwarte! Stanislav Szukalski! Irving Tripp! Chris Ware! S. Clay Wilson! BasilWolverton! Wallace Wood! Jim Woodring! Art Young! and it should go withoutsaying many more. Public exhibitions of original comics art has proliferatedover the last decade with such shows as Masters of American Comics at LA'sHammer Museum and R. Crumb's Underground at Seattle's Frye Museum. Readers havebeen able to see this original art in museum catalogues and the occasionalcompilation of work digitally scanned directly from the original art. Althoughdrawn for print! the hand-crafted original art brush strokes and pen lines inkedon paper offers a beauty and an unique insight into the form! a different wayof perceiving the artist's work.