NEW GRIFFY INTERVIEW with COMICSALTERNATIVE.COM's Derek Royal. All about the new book, "Invisible Ink" (below), ZIPPY and lots more.
"My Mother's Secret Love Affair with a Famous Cartoonist"
NEW GRAPHIC MEMOIR by Bill Griffith. ORDER HERE for your exclusive inscribed/autographed copy. In stock and ready to ship by Sept. 20th - 208 pgs., hardcover.
BILL GRIFFITH will be appearing at the Small Press Expo in Bethedsa MD on Sept. 19th and 20th. He'll be talking about and signing copies of his brand new graphic memoir, "INVISIBLE INK" (Fantagraphics Books).
CARTOON CROSSROADS COLUMBUS
Oct. 1-3 2015
Bill Griffith will be featured guest. He'll be speaking about and signing copies of his new book (above), "INVISIBLE INK".
• HAPPY BOY T-shirt!
• Other HAPPY BOY T-shirt!
POLKA-DOT FRIDAY SALE!2 BIG ZIPPY BOOKS. ONE TINY PRICE. 100's of strips, lots of color. Only $9.99 for BOTH books. Inscribed & autographed.
LIFE BEFORE ZIPPY: The Griffy/Mick Jagger connection. From writer Michael Haag's blog.
NEW!! Mr. The Toad Sketch Original Art by Bill Griffith. Signed, only $25.00. "Don't Goad The Toad!!"
ORIGINAL ZIPPY DRAWING--only $25.00-- Sketch is 4" by 6" and drawn to order by Bill Griffith!
HUGE SALE! BOTH "Bill Griffith: Lost & Found" AND "The Dingburg Diaries" -- buy together for ONLY $39.99 (SAVE over $15.00). Inscribed& Autographed.
"Current.org" magazine piece on NPR's decision to stop mentioning some of the mellifluous names of its staff on air---Zippy is bereft!
NEW: REVIEW & INTERVIEW with B.G. about the Zippy book below. From Alan Bisbort of the Connecticut Weekly Advocate. ALSO: "Teaser"at end of interview about Griffith's upcoming graphic memoir, "Invisible Ink".
SALE! LATEST ZIPPY BOOK: "The Dingburg Diaries"
Was $29.99---now only $19.99--232 Big Pages! Exclusive on the Zippy site: inscribed & autographed by Bill Griffith.
Want a FREE 44 page CATALOG of Bill Griffith Original Art, Signed Prints & more? CLICK HERE and type "FREE Catalog" in Subject line and message area. Free Catalog will be sent as PDF to your email.
Video: Bill Griffith in conversation with writer Paul Di Filippo at MoCCA-Fest, April 2013.
Check out this new interview with B.G. on the origins of his creative inspiration in Andrew Beckerman's excellent "Wrestling Team" podcast.
New video on B.G. by Sergio Colautti for "educational" use in Italian classrooms!
BIG SALE!! WAS $35.00
NOW only $24.99.
"Bill Griffith LOST and FOUND: Comics 1969-2003". BIG! 392 pages. Inscribed & Autographed!
Collects hundreds of Griffith’s early underground comics, most of them long out of print and unavailable. Includes Griffith's "mini-memoir" looking back on over 40 years of cartooning. (SEE ABOVE for huge SALE).
REVIEW of "Lost & Found" from ATLANTIC Magazine by Steven Heller (with slide show).
The ALFRED JARRY bio, "The Man With the Axe" by Nigey Lennon and profusely illustrated by Bill Griffith is now an e-book!
READ all about Zippy's favorite supporting character MR. THE TOAD (sorry, Griffy) on King Features' "Daily Ink" blog by Tea Fougner!
Unearthed at last! ALL 9 "Videowest" Zippy episodes broadcast on San Francisco's KQED TV in 1980. That's Jim Turner (Of "Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre". etc.) as Zippy and Diane Noomin as DiDi Glitz. Low budget fun!
"SEQUENTIAL HIGHWAY" B.G. interview
Review of "Lost & Found" in the COMICS JOURNAL by Matthew Thurber & Rebecca Bird
WFMU radio interview with B. G. by Benjamen Walker, a very perceptive interviewer.
Hour-long RADIO INTERVIEW with B.G. by Robin McConnell of "Inkstuds"
Gary Panter interviews Bill Griffith for The Comics Journal.
"Zippy the Pinhead: The Musical"
NOW AVAILABLE ON iTunes. 19 songs, from the Overture to "Don't Goad the Toad" to "Pinhead Love". All songs by Lorraine Whittlesey. YOW!!
READ an appreciation of "The Family Circus" cartoonist Bil Keane (1922-2011) by B.G. in the Comics Journal.
HEAR an entertaining interview with B.G. by Richard Roth - all about Griffy's career in comics - on NPR.
Below: ZIPPY T-Shirts, cards, hats, buttons, posters, iPhone cases, aprons, bumper stickers, postage, mugs, calendars, mousepads, ties, skateboards & more!
Cartoonist PROfiles piece by R.C. Harvey on B.G. and Zippy's 25th anniversary in daily syndication, with lots of graphics at the end.
See the Bill Griffith cover for jazzman Ken Peplowski's latest CD.
Article in the Boston Globe by Jane Roy Brown on Zippy's forays into the diners & other mysteries of Massachusetts!
Highly recommended: Master Cartoonist Justin Green's blog---check back often!
HEAR a 12/20/10 NPR interview with Bill Griffith. (click "Listen" below photo of B.G. on new page)
HUGE SALE: 8 ZIPPY ANNUALS -- ONLY $79.95 (all autographed)
Zippy book, "Ding Dong Daddy From Dingburg". 216 pages, big color section. Autographed and inscribed on request!
TO ORDER THIS ZIPPY BOOK through the Zippy Store, click the image above. If you would prefer to use PAYPAL, use the "Buy Now" PAYPAL button below. It will work with any major credit card. (You do not need a Paypal account). All books are autographed. If using Paypal, type in your choice of inscription in the box above the "Buy Now" button. PAYPAL IS FOR U.S. ORDERS ONLY. For international orders, please use the Zippy Store link above.
READ an INTERVIEW with Zippy's creator on the Comic Book Resources website.
"Barack to the Future". (original style still available)
OBAMA-LAMA-DING DONG image above also available as a Giclee Signed Print! 11" by 17" heavy paper, archival inks, signed by Bill Griffith.
HEAR the in-studio BBC interview with Bill Griffith (& Garry Trudeau).
Full Color Giclee Signed Prints of ZIPPY SUNDAY STRIPS!
Now only $65.00.
AVAILABLE FOR ALL ZIPPY SUNDAY STRIPS FROM 1999 TO CURRENT DATE:
Large size, Ultrachrome Prints on 140 lb. acid-free Fabriano paper, using archival, lightfast inks.
Go to any Sunday strip by date or contact us with a description of the strip
ZIPPY SIGNED PRINT:
"Zippy's Comic Book Collection"
30 little covers, one BIG Giclee print.
This is a Limited Edition.
Large Giclee Signed Print: "Zerbina Resplendent". Limited Edition.
CONTACT US here with any questions or comments.
EXTENDED SALE! ALMOST ALL ZIPPY BOOKS 25% OFF!!
More sale books under "Zippy Annuals", including latest Zippy book!
PROMO for Zippy book: WELCOME TO DINGBURG.
Zippy videos on YouTube:
Bill Griffith interviewed in his studio on YouTube.
NEW: Zippy for President Signed Print. Full color, Heavy stock.
NOTE: The image of "Today's Strip" (click DONUT above) is now BIGGER and IN COLOR! (Click the "Zoom" icon on new page for BIG size)
"WELCOME TO DINGBURG" T-shirts! Also: Zippy Valentine's Day Cards, Birthday cards & NEW Mrs. Gowanus, Doggie, "Little Zippy" T-shirts, mugs & more.
Big savings on SPECIAL PACKS of Classic Underground Comix, many featuring early Zippy appearances. Young Lust, Tales of Toad, Short Order & more--
WHERE IS ZIPPY IN TODAY'S STRIP? Need more info--or other help ? CLICK HERE!
NEW ZIPPY T-shirts! PLUS--LOTS of BRAND NEW Zippy swag available at zazzle.com! New Zippy tote bags, magnets, ties, bumper stickers, postcards, real U.S. Postage & more (click animated link at right!).
ARCADES #2 & 4-7 (1975-6) $125.00. (#1 and #3 now out of stock)
The Lost Tunes:
2 New Zippy Songs, ready to download!!
Did you know Bill Griffith co-created "Wacky Packages" in the 1970s? (And he worked on the current "Wacky Packages Old School" sketch cards series 2 & 3--check them out on ebay.)
LOTS OF NEW ART in both Zippy Original Art Galleries-- now available!