Inside Woody Allen
|Inside Woody Allen|
|Launch date||October 4, 1976|
|End date||April 8, 1984|
|Genre(s)||Gag-a-day, Celebrity comics|
The strip's first year was credited to a pseudonym, Joe Marthen. Hample's name appeared on the strip starting September 19, 1977.
Characters and story
The strip was based on Allen's comedic persona and focused on his neuroses, angst, sexual frustration and frequent psychiatric treatment.
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 features an introduction by Buckminster Fuller. Another volume, Dread and Superficiality: Woody Allen as Comic Strip was published in 2009 (ISBN 0810957426).
In Annie Hall
- Holtz, Allan (2012). American Newspaper Comics: An Encyclopedic Reference Guide. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press. p. 204. ISBN 9780472117567.
- Hample, Stuart (October 19, 2009). "How I turned Woody Allen into a comic strip". The Guardian.
- "Stuart Hample". lambiek.net. Retrieved March 25, 2021.
- "Chris Ishii". lambiek.net. Retrieved March 27, 2021.