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Video Tonfa

Tim Goodyear

In 2009, Tim Goodyear turned his sketchbook into a journal of the movies he watched, focusing on VHS & DVD for an eclectic & personal film history. For each video he redrew the original box art & substituted the text with his own reflections. Video Tonfa is more than a book of movie reviews, it's a chronic memoir of over 300 video visitations.

Tim Goodyear is a legend of Pacific Northwest DIY media who has been involved with comics, zines, and video for many years. His publishing imprint, Teenage Dinosaur, has published works by Matt Furie, Julia Gfrorer, Dash Shaw, and others. He is a regular contributor to Sean Aaberg's PORK Magazine.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Floating World Comics
  • Publish Date: May 10th, 2016
  • Pages: 608
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.00in - 5.60in - 1.70in - 1.30lb
  • EAN: 9781942801931
  • Categories: Film - Guides & ReviewsIndividual Artists - General

About the Author

Tim Goodyear: Tim Goodyear is a legend of Pacific Northwest DIY media who has been involved with comics, zines, and video for many years. Plus, a contributor to Sean Aaberg's PORK (magazine). His publishing imprint, Teenage Dinosaur, has put out books by Matt Furie, Julia Gfrorer, Dash Shaw and others.

Praise for this book

See, read and feel what one person's love for the movies is like -- Forces of Geek

Video Tonfa is a great read for film watchers, casual and cult-lover alike. -- Suzette Smith, Portland Mercury

Goodyear is every bit in love with the physical minutiae and commercial presentation of movies as he is with the medium itself. His illustrations render the mass-produced production logos and finest print details on the back of a VHS case with the same diligence paid to their cover art; intricacies that would typically be treated with either disdain or indifference are drawn with a fastidious attention to detail that, as with everything else throughout the book, strikes the sweet spot between obsessive and inspired. -- Toussaint Egan, PASTE Magazine