Accidental Ambassador Gordo: The Comic Strip Art of Gus Arriola
by Harvey, Robert C.; Gus Arriola
Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 2000. First hardcover edition. Hardcover. Very good +. Gus Arriola. SIGNED. 248pp. Quarto [28.5 cm] 1/4 blue paper with orange paper over boards, lettered and pictorially stamped in blue on the backstrip and front board. Black and white and color illustrations by Arriola. Text by Robert Harvey. Gently bumped at the spine ends and corners of the covers. The first book focused entirely on Gus Arriola and the first that thoroughly examines the Mexican milieu as portrayed in American comics. Part of the Studies in Popular Culture series. Warmly inscribed by Arriola on the title page. Arriola writes, "For____, a true and special friend. Thanks for your heartening support and most generous kudos! Special warm wishes from Poosy Gato and Gus Arriola, Carmel, CA, Jan. 4, 2001. Laid in, is a bookplate, additionally inscribed by Arriola along with Robert C. Harvey. (Inventory #: 49118)
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