The The Art Art of of Berkeley Berkeley Breathed Breathed from from Bloom Bloom County County and

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BERKELEYWORKS: THE ART OF BERKELEY BREATHED, FROM BLOOM COUNTY AND BEYOND. FIRST PRINTING. JULY 2013. Entire contents © 2013 Berkeley Breathed. Published by IDW Publishing, a division of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Editorial Offices: 5080 Santa Fe Street, San Diego, CA 92109. All names, characters, and locales are entirely fictional: Any similarities to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. With the exception of artwork used for review purposes, none of the contents of this publication may be reprinted without the permission of Idea and Design Works, LLC. Cover illustration: With apologies to Norman Rockwell and his famous self-portrait of 1960

Memo to: Scott Dunbier, Senior Editor for Special Projects, IDW Publishing From: BB Subject: FINAL NOTES ON BOOK 1. 2. Files are all in. You put it all together. I’m off the grid in Indonesia at the moment. Some last-minute directives: The title: I hate BERKELEYWORKS. Sounds like --

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The Arrival Mars Needs Moms, 2007 Milo never heard the rocket engines in the night sky.

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Mom Succumbs Mars Needs Moms, 2007 Then she breathed in the terrible air, closed her eyes and became still.

Aweless at the Movies: CG efx Overload Los Angeles Times essay, 2008

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The Terrible Truth of the Milky Way Goodnight Opus, 1993 There, all above us, six billion udders. No cow dads around, just milky cow mudders.

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“My Baby Grew Up in Hollywood” Los Angeles Times essay, 2011 My illustration of what happens to an author’s work when it’s sent off to Madam Hollywood’s Fabulous Finishing School. In my case, the toddler was Mars Needs Moms. This was the most benign spin I could take regarding my personal thoughts on the matter. Or mess. —bb

“When Worlds Collide” Hollywood Reporter essay Can’t imagine what My Boys are thinking. —bb

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C-Mo Awakens “Something About C-Mo” book project, 2012
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The blue-nosed stray panicked, went for higher ground and covered his privates with a Christmas angel.

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Wee Willy Yodels Into the Great Unknown Flawed Dogs movie concept art, 2010 Willy thought he heard an echo.

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