Book Preview: The Cat On a Hot Thin Groove

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - front cover


Gene Deitch is an Oscar-winning animation director and a jazz fan. In the 40s, he created a cartoon feature for Record Changer called "The Cat" and also started drawing covers. The art is beautifully stylized and look wonderful.

Fantagraphics will be putting out the a large coffee table artbook on those covers and the "Cat" cartoons. Below are some preview photos of the book.

It should be released in May 2013.

The Cat On a Hot Thin Groove is available at Amazon (US | CA | UK | DE | FR | IT | ES | JP | CN) and Book Depository

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - back cover

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - inside front cover

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - pages

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - pages

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - page

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - page

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - page

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - pages

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - pages

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - page

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - pages

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - page

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - pages

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - page

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - page

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - pages

The Cat on a Hot Thin Groove (Softcover Ed.) by Gene Deitch - detail (self-portrait)

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