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Grad pens book on cartoonists

Monday, May 9, 2011

“Superheroes, Strip Artists, & Talking Animals,” a book by Britt Aamodt ’05

“Superheroes, Strip Artists, & Talking Animals,” a book by Britt Aamodt ’05

"Superheroes, Strip Artists, & Talking Animals," a book by Britt Aamodt '05, showcases 23 Minnesota cartoon artists, giving readers a look inside a little understood medium.

Published in November by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, the 240-page paperback is packed with 150 black-and-white illustrations.

Aamodt earned a Master of Science degree from St. Cloud State's mass communications department.

The Elk River resident is an arts journalist specializing in pop culture, visual arts and artists. Aamodt founded and writes for the radio theater troupe Deadbeats On the Air, whose works have been heard on Minneapolis community radio station KFAI and seen at the 2010 Minnesota Fringe Festival.

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