Father, Dear Father!

Frank Evers is best known for his work on the Op-Ed page of the New York Daily News and other newspapers, which brought him the National Cartoonist Society’s Editorial Cartoon Award in 1979. But decades before, during the “cartoon nunsplosion” of the 1950s, he crafted these dozens of cartoons about the local Roman Catholic priest and the energetic choir boys he oversees.

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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on White paper
72 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404940
ISBN-10: 193640494X
BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion

Jeremiah the Friar

Jeremiah the Friar is a monk filled with joy, awe… and a certain awkward lack of incompetence. Frank Evers is best known for his work on the Op-Ed page of the New York Daily News and other newspapers, which brought him the National Cartoonist Society’s Editorial Cartoon Award in 1979. But getting away from the topic of the day, he drew these fun-filled chronicles of this spirited man of the cloth.

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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on Cream paper
72 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404971
ISBN-10: 1936404974
BISAC: Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons
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Little Gabriel

Little Gabriel is the an impish little angel with a devilish sense of humor. These silent cartoon adventures should bring a smile to your face and joy to your heart.

Al Kilgore, winner of the National Cartoonists Society’s Silver T-Square and Special Features Awards, is best known for his work on the Bullwinkle comic strip. His art can also be seen in the About Comics books Convent Belles, Saints Alive! and Monsignor.

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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on Cream paper
72 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404919
ISBN-10: 1936404915
BISAC: Humor / Form / Comic Strips & Cartoons

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Kilgore’s Catholics

Before his acclaimed work on “Rocky and Bullwinkle,” before he won both the Silver T-Square Award and the Special Features Award from the National Cartoonists Society, Al Kilgore drew a series of cartoon books about the all the characters in the Catholic community around  St. John’s Parochial School. The nuns, the priest, the monsignor, the young troublemakers and more all conspire to delight and amuse you. Here for the first time under one cover is the entire series, originally published in the books Convent Belles, Saints Alive!, and Monsignor.

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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on White paper
240 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404957
ISBN-10: 1936404958
BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion
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Monsignor

In Monsignor, Margaret Carroll, Jerry McCue, and Al Kilgore focus in on a little prelate with a big spirit and very human struggles. Set in the same Catholic community as Convent Belles and Saints Alive!, these cartoons may delight your heart.
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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on White paper
84 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404933
ISBN-10: 1936404931
BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion
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Saints Alive!

In Saints Alive!, Margaret Carroll, Jerry McCue, and Al Kilgore turn their humor to one Catholic community, its school with its delinquent student, its clergy with their joys and their foibles. For more in this little world, see Convent Belles and Monsignor, or get all three books in one in Kilgore’s Catholics.

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5.5″ x 8.5″
Black & White on White paper
84 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404926
ISBN-10: 1936404923
BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion

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Convent Belles

With Convent Belles, Margaret Carroll, Jerry McCue, and Al Kilgore launched a series of original cartoon books about the Roman Catholic community around St. John’s Parochial School – the nuns, the priests, the schoolchildren, and more. Look also for Saints Alive!, and Monsignor, or get all three books in one affordable volume order Kilgore’s Catholics.

Al Kilgore, best known for his work on Rocky & Bullwinkle, would later go on to win the National Cartoonists Society’s Silver T-Square and Special Features Awards.

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5.5″ x 8.5″ 
Black & White on White paper
About Comics
ISBN-13: 978-1936404896
ISBN-10: 1936404893
BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion
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All Angels Parish

Welcome to All Angels Parish, where the parishoners may not be all angels, but they are all trying…. sometimes, very trying!

These Hugh Devine cartoons began appearing in The Pilot, the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston, in 1948. They give an upbeat but not unrealistic look at Catholic life of the day. This volume reprints all of the contents of the original 1951 edition.

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5.25″ x 8″
Black & White on Cream paper
104 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404889
ISBN-10: 1936404885
BISAC: Humor / Topic / Religion

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The Negro Travelers’ Green Book 1957: facsimile edition

This is a full reproduction of the 1957 edition of The Negro Travelers’ Green Book, the classic travel guide for African Americans during the Jim Crow era. 
List Price: $8.99
5″ x 6.75″
Black & White on Cream paper
88 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404872
ISBN-10: 1936404877
BISAC: History / United States / 20th Century

California Negro Directory 1942-43

Where the Green Book was meant for the traveler, the World War II-era California Negro Directory was meant for the local community, full of business listings and fascinating ads for Black-owned and Black-friendly businesses, not just for various cities California, but for the states of Washington and Oregon as well. (The guide, which was apparently a just-Los Angeles product in previous editions, is still LA-centric, with Los Angeles listings taking up about half the book.) It also has White Page-style listings of the local inhabitants (such as the page 173 listing for “Robinson, Jack” – i.e., baseball superstar Jackie Robinson and his Pasadena home), and a Who’s Who guide of notables in the back (which, like many such guides, seems to have been influenced by who was paying for inclusion), and introductory notes by the Governor of California (“We have no poll tax in California,” he says, pushing how open the state is to Black citizens), the Mayor of Los Angeles, and the compilers of the book (Warren C. Vinston and Anita Grant, who note that the book “is not an achievement of the compilers but of the Race” and suggest that “Next to your Bible use it most.”)

Compiled by Warren C. Vinston and Anita Grant

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8.5″ x 11″ 
Black & White on Cream paper
246 pages
ISBN-13: 978-1936404834

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