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Genndy Tartakovsky
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604138424
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-842-9
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 02/01/2012
  • Dewey Number: 741
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 120

Summary

At the age of seven, Genndy Tartakovsky moved with his family from Russia to the United States, where American cartoons and comic books soon captivated his imagination and inspired him to become an artist. After working as an animator on Batman: The Animated Series, 2 Stupid Dogs, and The Critic, Tartakovsky began to work on his own ideas. Known for fast-paced, action-packed stories and a distinctive animation style, he created the animated sensations Dexter's Laboratory and Samurai Jack and worked on the breakout hit, The Powerpuff Girls. He then directed the animated microseries Star Wars: The Clone Wars and created the original series Sym-Bionic Titan. Genndy Tartakovsky explores the unique talents of one of the most influential animators working today.

Chapters include:

  • Making the Grade
  • Tooning Out a Television Hit
  • Bring on the Clones
  • Changing Direction.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Bibliography. Resources. Index.

About the Author(s)

Jeff Lenburg is an award-winning author, celebrity biographer, and nationally acknowledged expert on animated cartoons. He has written nearly 30 books—including such acclaimed histories of animation as Who's Who in Animated Cartoons and The Great Cartoon Directors. His Facts On File book The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons is considered to be the definitive reference for animation fans. His books have been nominated for several awards, including the American Library Association's "Best Nonfiction Award" and the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association's Gold Medallion Award for "Best Autobiography/Biography." Lenburg lives in Arizona.

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