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Button 006: Famous Cartoonist Fershid Bharucha


Button 006: Famous Cartoonist Fershid Bharucha
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    Fershid Bharucha. A native of India, Bharucha became a French citizen and there established himself as a comic artist, editor and publisher. For years he introduced top American artists to Europeans with his USA Special magazine. He published handsome hardcover French albums featuring Will Eisner, Mark Schultz, Rand Holmes, Shary Flenniken, Bernie Wrightson and many others. His own art appeared in early issues of the American underground comic Bizarre Sex.


    About the Buttons:

    Pinback Jack issued this "Famous Cartoonist Series" of self-portrait buttons back in 1975. All of the participating cartoonists were alive and created self-portraits specifically for this button set. With very few exceptions, the images have not appeared elsewhere in print. The buttons were distributed by Krupp Comic Works and Phil Seuling. This set was originally announced as 52 buttons, and the alphabetical numbering reflects that. However, two artists (Neal Adams and Rick Meyerowitz) turned in their self-portraits late, after the first 52 had already been designed. They were included in the set, but numbered 53 and 54 respectively, out of alphabetical sequence. Steve Krupp's Curio Shoppe is now the exclusive source of the remaining limited inventory.

    All the color buttons in this set are metal with clear celluloid covers, are 2.25 inches in diameter, and have "safety" pinbacks. This button is listed for sale as an individual, but we do offer the complete set as well.


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    Button 006: Famous Cartoonist Fershid Bharucha

    Famous Cartoonist Button 06

    Fershid Bharucha. A native of India, Bharucha became a French citizen and there established himself as a comic artist, editor and publisher. For years he introduced top American artists to Europeans with his USA Special magazine. He published handsome hardcover French albums featuring Will Eisner, Mark Schultz, Rand Holmes, Shary Flenniken, Bernie Wrightson and many others. His own art appeared in early issues of the American underground comic Bizarre Sex.


    About the Buttons:

    Pinback Jack issued this "Famous Cartoonist Series" of self-portrait buttons back in 1975. All of the participating cartoonists were alive and created self-portraits specifically for this button set. With very few exceptions, the images have not appeared elsewhere in print. The buttons were distributed by Krupp Comic Works and Phil Seuling. This set was originally announced as 52 buttons, and the alphabetical numbering reflects that. However, two artists (Neal Adams and Rick Meyerowitz) turned in their self-portraits late, after the first 52 had already been designed. They were included in the set, but numbered 53 and 54 respectively, out of alphabetical sequence. Steve Krupp's Curio Shoppe is now the exclusive source of the remaining limited inventory.

    All the color buttons in this set are metal with clear celluloid covers, are 2.25 inches in diameter, and have "safety" pinbacks. This button is listed for sale as an individual, but we do offer the complete set as well.

    $2.00