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Gary K Wolf

Born: 1941 in Earlville, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Wolf has a master's degree in advertising, given by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Biography: Gary Wolf is perhaps best known for a series of comedic mystery novels starring the now iconic Roger Rabbit, a cartoon character who inhabits an alternate universe where so-called 'toons' and humans co-exist. In 1988 his work was made into the popular film Who Framed Roger Rabbit?.

  • 4 Academy Awards

Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers; Adult readers; Children; Young adult readers

Gary K Wolf on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A generation removed /
ISBN: 0385115490 OCLC: 2945179

Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y. : 1977.

Amityville house of pancakes :
ISBN: 1894953355 OCLC: 61525558

Creative Guy Pub., [Vancouver] : c2004-

ISBN: 9781452310671 OCLC: 954463637

Thirty years in the future, the ultraviolent sport of Professional Street Football, a phenomenally popular 24-four-hour-long athletic event, combines pro football with mixed martial arts and armed combat. On New Years day, quarterback T.K. Mann plays the most dangerous game of his life, the game known as......Killerbowl!This is the first novel by Gary K. Wolf, famed creator of Roger Rabbit.

Killerbowl /
ISBN: 038504738X OCLC: 1504664

Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y. : 1975.

Space vulture
ISBN: 9780765358073 OCLC: 269434709

Tor, New York : 2009.

In the farthest reaches of the galaxy, a space pirate known as the Space Vulture terrorizes the local colonists, and the only hope of stopping his predations is lawman Marshal Victor Corsaire.

Space vulture /
ISBN: 0765318520 OCLC: 177070570

Tor, New York : 2008.

"Silverspace-suited galactic marshal Capt. Victor Corsaire is distracted from arresting smalltime crook Gil Terry when infamous--and impeccably dressed--criminal mastermind, Space Vulture, raids the planet Verlinap. Capturing Corsaire and a feisty planetary administrator, Cali Russell, Space Vulture triggers a battle of wits as he seeks to auction the lawman off to 12 of the galaxy's most wanted criminals"--Provided by Publishers Weekly.

  The resurrectionist /
ISBN: 0385131410 OCLC: 5122740

Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y. : 1979.

Who censored Roger Rabbit?
ISBN: 9781512315011 OCLC: 944958243

Who'd want to kill a dumb cartoon bunny? That's what Eddie Valiant wants to know. He's the toughest private eye in Los Angeles, and he'll handle anything - if you're human. If you're a Toon, that's another story. Eddie doesn't like Toons - those cartoon characters who live side-by-side with humans. Not the way they look, and especially not the way they talk: word-filled balloons come out of their mouths and then disintegrate, leaving dust all over his rug. Eddie will work for a Toon if his cash supply is low enough. So he reluctantly agrees when Roger Rabbit, a Toon who plays straight man (or should that be straight rabbit) in the Baby Herman cartoon series, asks him to find out who's been trying - unsuccessfully - to buy his contract from the DeGreasy Brothers syndicate. Then Rocco DeGreasy is murdered - and Roger is the prime suspect! The rabbit is also, as Eddie soon discovers, very, very dead. Who censored Roger Rabbit? And who shot Rocco DeGreasy? Was it Roger, or was it Rocco's hot-cha-cha girlfriend, Jessica Rabbit? Why had Jessica - a pretty steamy number for a Toon - ever married a dopey bunny in the first place? And why does everybody want Roger's battered old teakettle? As Eddie combs L.A. from the executive suites of the DeGreasy Brothers to Sid Sleaze's porno comic studio, he uncovers art thefts, blackmail plots...and the cagiest killer he's ever faced.