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Who Needs Donuts?

Written & illustrated by Mark Alan Stamaty
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Sam’s love of donuts takes him to the Big City where he makes friends with Mr. Bikferd, a world class collector of donuts. But when Mr. Bikferd falls in love with Pretzel Annie, the prophecy of an old homeless woman comes true: “Who needs donuts when you’ve got love?” Mr. Bikferd bequeaths his donut collection to Sam, who uses it to save the old homeless woman from drowning in a basement flooded with coffee. This is a reissue of Mark Alan Stamaty’s masterpiece of the absurd, first published 30 years ago and out of print nearly as long. With an illustration style that mixes a benign Hieronymus Bosch with an urban Where’s Waldo?, Stamaty’s off-the-wall humor is on target for little kids and big kids today.

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Mark Alan Stamaty

Mark Alan Stamaty’s political cartoons and comic strips have appeared in <i>Time, The Village Voice</i>, and <i>The Washington Post</i>. He is a cartoonist for <i>The New York Times Book Review</i> and the online magazine <i>Slats</i>.

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September 23, 2003

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