The Barbara Slate Archive.

Minsky, Richard, compiler, book designer, publisher, binder, photographer.
Stockport, N.Y. : Richard Minsky, 2018.
118 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm + 2 postcards (11 x 16 cm, in envelope 15 x 22 cm)

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Other Title:
Catalog of the Barbara Slate Archive
My boring life story
Slate, Barbara.
Slate, Barbara -- Catalogs.
Slate, Barbara -- Catalogues raisonnés.
Slate, Barbara -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Slate, Barbara -- Technique.
Graphic artists -- Catalogs.
Women illustrators -- United States.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Catalogs.
Graphic novels -- Technique.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Stockport.
Illustration of a reclining woman mounted to front cover, with title : My boring life story / by Barbara Slate.
Limited edition of 50 copies; signed and numbered by the publisher.
Postcards are "two original Barbara Slate gallery invitations for one-woman exhibitions, from the Barbara Slate Archive."
"Copyright ©2018 Richard Minsky"--verso of title page.
"This is HP Indigo 80# dull coated cover paper printed on a Hewlett Packard Indigo 7500 press. The text is set in digital Palatino Linotype with Myriad Pro titles. The title page is Centaur. Photos, page design and binding by Richard Minsky."--Colophon.
"'The Barbara Slate Archive' occupies an estimated 35 cubic feet of material, which includes copies of all published works, scripts, layouts, editorial comments, drafts, revisions, original art, press clippings, ephemera, and born-digital materials archived on a 2 TB portable drive. It also includes many unpublished works, screenplays, and commissioned projects, and a pair of roller skates. ... Because of its interdisciplinarity, 'The Barbara Slate Archive' has material for researchers and students of comics and graphic novels, women's and gender studies, creative writing, book history, literature, publishing, zines, art process, character development, plot development. For business, entrepreneurship and economics students it shows in much detail the business of producing comics and books, merchandising and monetizing characters, adapting to different media. For film/TV and animation students it shows the process of transforming a proposal into a script and a storyboard, in the example of Ms. Liz, into the finished animated series on the TODAY show."-- (viewed 20181221)
Local notes:
Penn Libraries Rare copy is number 37.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Penn Provenance:
Minsky, Richard, (autograph)
Penn Chronology:
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Slate, Barbara, artist.