Moomin Book Six: The Complete Lars Jansson Comic Strip - The Official Moomin Shop

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Moomin Book Six: The Complete Lars Jansson Comic Strip

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After the multifaceted Tove Jansson quit the daily grind of the newspaper comic strip, the reins were picked up by her younger brother, Lars, who--not being an artist--taught himself how to draw so that he could continue bringing the Moomin charm to millions of readers around the world. He wrote and drew the strip from 1961-1974. Without missing a beat, the transition from Tove to Lars was seamless. The delightful and gentle skewering of life's foibles continues with such antics as Moomin becoming a vegetarian; the genie from a magic lamp delivering stolen diamonds; a railway through Moominvalley turning into a roller coaster; and, of course, hijinks with international spies invading Moominvalley. B/W comic strips.

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