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Publication: Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things ... That Aren't as Scary, Maybe, Depending on How You Feel About Lost Lands, Stray Cellphones, Creatures from the Sky, Parents Who Disappear in Peru, a Man Named Lars Farf, and One Other Story We Couldn't Quite Finish, So Maybe You Could Help Us Out

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  • Publication: Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things ... That Aren't as Scary, Maybe, Depending on How You Feel About Lost Lands, Stray Cellphones, Creatures from the Sky, Parents Who Disappear in Peru, a Man Named Lars Farf, and One Other Story We Couldn't Quite Finish, So Maybe You Could Help Us OutPublication Record # 326068
  • Editors: Eli Horowitz, Ted Thompson
  • Date: 2005-09-09
  • ISBN: 1-932416-35-8 [978-1-932416-35-0]
  • Publisher: McSweeney's Books
  • Price: $22.00
  • Pages: 202+[3]+[6]
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Type: ANTHOLOGY
  • Cover: Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things ... That Aren't as Scary, Maybe, Depending on How You Feel About Lost Lands, Stray Cellphones, Creatures from the Sky, Parents Who Disappear in Peru, a Man Named Lars Farf, and One Other Story We Couldn't Quite Finish, So Maybe You Could Help Us Out by Bruce Timm
  • Notes:
    • Cover artist credited on copyright page.
    • Publication date from Barnes & Noble.
    • Back of dustjacket has partial story ("Snicket Starts. You Finish.") by Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) which is to be finished by the purchaser and mailed in as a contest entry. Copies of the book for which the dustjacket was sent in will therefor not have this story fragment.
    • Dustjacket is marked for folding and mailing.
    • Contest deadline was April 1, 2006.
    • Cover of book blind-stamped with "Hold me" on front and back.
    • Green blob on cover of book is "Big Nazo."
    • Proceeds of the book went to 826NYC to help students with writing skills.
    • False title of the book reads "NO,UB&SOTTAaS,M,DoHYFALL,SC,CftS,PWDiP,aMNLF,&OOSWCQF,SMYCHUO."
    • "Spoony-E & Spandy-3 vs. the Purple Hordes" is a comic story written and illustrated by Kochalka.
    • One of the illustrations for "The Sixth Borough" is a three-page fold-out map bound in between pages 200 and 201.
    • The "Excessively Difficult Crossword" beginning on page [304] consists of questions about the stories in the book.
    • Pages [206] and [207] are author and artist biographies.
    • Page [208] consists of questions and answers about the 826NYC charity and the solution to the crossword puzzle.
  • External IDs:
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Anthology Title: Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things ... That Aren't as Scary, Maybe, Depending on How You Feel About Lost Lands, Stray Cellphones, Creatures from the Sky, Parents Who Disappear in Peru, a Man Named Lars Farf, and One Other Story We Couldn't Quite Finish, So Maybe You Could Help Us Out • anthology by Eli Horowitz and Ted Thompson

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