Robots And Donuts Ltd. Ed.

by Dark Horse

Robots And Donuts Ltd. Ed.

  • ISBN-13: 9781595821560
  • Author(s): Dark Horse
  • Subject: Graphic novel & Manga artwork|Comic book & cartoon art
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Dark Horse
  • Publication Date: 28-10-2008
  • Format: h/b

Availability: Out of stock

£83.50
In the years following World War II the major export from Japan wasn't electronic equipment, but toys. In the shapes of submarines, planes, trains, cars, and horses, one of the most popular motifs was toy robots. Constructed in virtually every shape imaginable from the 1940s throughout the 1960s, they ranged in appearance from horror to science fiction characters. Capturing this period in history became a passion for painter Eric celebrates this forgotten era with images marrying the metal creations with images plucked from his imagination. And, almost always, with donuts.
About the book

In the years following World War II the major export from Japan wasn't electronic equipment, but toys. In the shapes of submarines, planes, trains, cars, and horses, one of the most popular motifs was toy robots. Constructed in virtually every shape imaginable from the 1940s throughout the 1960s, they ranged in appearance from horror to science fiction characters. Capturing this period in history became a passion for painter Eric celebrates this forgotten era with images marrying the metal creations with images plucked from his imagination. And, almost always, with donuts.

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