Inside Woody Allen

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Inside Woody Allen
Panel from Inside Woody Allen
Author(s)Stuart Hample
Current status/scheduleFinished
Launch date1976
End date1984
Publisher(s)King Features
Genre(s)Gag-a-day, Celebrity comics

Inside Woody Allen was an American gag-a-day celebrity comics comic strip about the comedian and filmmaker Woody Allen. Drawn by Stuart Hample, the strip ran from 1976 to 1984.

Characters and story[edit]

The strip was based on Allen's comedic persona and focused on his neuroses, angst, sexual frustration and frequent psychiatric treatment.[1]

Writers for the strip included David Weinberger.[1]

Collected editions[edit]

A collection of some strips was published in 1978 as Non-Being and Somethingness: Selections from the Comic Strip Inside Woody Allen (ISBN 0-394-73590-0) and featured an introduction by Buckminster Fuller. Another volume, Dread and Superficiality: Woody Allen as Comic Strip was published in 2009 and featured a foreword written by Allen. (ISBN 0810957426).

Stuart Hample's Inside Woody Allen (January 27, 1980).

In Annie Hall[edit]

Allen's film Annie Hall contains animated scenes based on Hample's artwork.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Hample, Stuart (October 19, 2009). "How I turned Woody Allen into a comic strip". The Guardian.