Bob Dylan Cartoons and Comics Episode -1 – “The Ventures of Zimmerman”

Bob Dylan Cartoons and Comics Episode -1 - "The Ventures of Zimmerman"

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1- COVER – The Ventures of Zimmerman

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  • 1946 – Ravaged By War , The Fabled City of Duluth , Minnesota Faces Economic Extinction
  • “SA DAM SHAME THAT IS ALL I KIN SAY”
  • FEARING FOR HIS VERY GROSS PROFIT BEFORE TAXES , THE BRILLIANT ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR ABE ZIMMERMAN WOWS TO FLEE THE DOOMED CITY , HE AND HIS LOVELY WIFE , BEA CHOOSE AS THEIR HAVEN FAR-OFF HIBBING MINNESOTA , MORE THAN FORTY MILES TO THE NORTH WEST THINKING ONLY OF THEIR INFANT SON , ROBERT, THEN SEND HIM ON AHEAD.
  • Size of This Kid, its Cheaper than Carfare
  • .. NOT FOLLOWING THEMSELVES UNTIL THE LAST TOASTER HAS BEEN SOLD.”
  • “OKAY A DOLLAR NINETY-FIVE FOR THE BAT , LEMME GET BACK” TO YAH ABOUT THE BALL
  • SAFE IN HIBBING , THE ZIMMERMAN FAMILY PROGRESS AND , IT IS HERE THAT AS THE YEARS PASS, YOUNG BABY BEGINS TO DISCOVER THE INCRIDIBLE HIDDEN POWERS THAT DESTINE HIM TO BE A LEGEND IN HIS OWN TIME
  • THE CAPITAL OF MINNESOTA #273 BILLION
  • CERTAIN THAT HIS EXTRAORDINARY POWERS MUST REMAIN A SECRET KNOWN TO HIM ALONE , YOUNG ZIMMERMAN SEARCHING FOR A ROLE TO MASK HIS TRUE IDENTITY
  • TUTTI FURUTTI ALL ROOTIE
  • TWO CHORDS AND FUNNY HAIRCUT AND THAT SHVARTZEN MUST BE WORTH A FORTUNE

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  • THE CRAZED BLACKMOOR PUTS YOUNG ZIMMERMAN ON THE RIGHT TRACK , HE REALIZED THAT NO ROLE COULD BETTER SERVE HIS PURPOSES THAN THE UNORTHODOX SENSITIVE LIFE OF A SINGER , HE DEVELOPS SKILLS
  • AND ACQUIRES METERIALS
  • “THESE TUNES I AM CHANGIN”
  • HE FINDS A NWE NAME
  • “BOBBY SHEAKPEARE ? BOBBY LOVEPLACE? BOBBY YEATS? BOBB?”
  • “I LOOKING FOR SOME POMES BY SOME GUY NAMES DEAL- AIN THOMAS”
  • “THAT’S PRONOUNCED DYLAN”
  • “DING!!”
  • AND EVEN CHANGES HIS APPEARANGE
  • AND HIS SECRET IDENTITY AS THE GOY FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY HE SAVES A RESTLESS FAREWELL TO HIS FOND PARENTS
  • “yOU’RE NO GOOD!!”
  • “IT’S ALL OVER NOW BABY NU!!”
  • “IT’S ALLRIGHT MA..”
  • “‘N’ THESE HERE’S BLUES LEADBELLY LEARNED ME”
  • “AND MAKES FOR NEW YORK  ON HIS SECRET MISSION TO SCREW THE WORLD AND MAKE A BUNDLE,.. NOW HIS SECRET IS SAFE NONE SUSPECT THAT IDEALISTIC COMMITTED LITTLE FOLK SINGER BOB-DYLAN IS IN FACT THE AMAZING ZIMMERMAN – FASTER THAN A PROXY BALLOT, MORE POWERFUL THAN AN ULTERIOR MOTIVE, AND ABLE TO BUY TALL BUILDINGS WITH A SINGLE BOND!   “

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  • AMERICA’S YOUTH IS GATHERED , AS USUAL FOR AN EVENING OF FOLK MUSIC . AND AMONG THE  ANGRY DEDICATED AND HIGHLY PAID PERFORMERS IS A YOUNG MAN ONLY TO HIS FRIENDS AS BOB DYLAN.

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  • FOR IN HIS SECRET IDENTITY ZIMMERMAN PERFORMS CONTINUALLY ON STAGE AND OFF, DETERMINED THAT  WE WILL KNOW HIS SONGS WELL BEFORE HE STOPS SINGING
  • SUDDENLY , ZMMERMAN’S CAREER NOT TO MENTION THE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE , THREATENED BY AN INVASION OF SCREAMING FOREIGNERS
  • THROUGH WALLS HIS RELATIVELY SENSITIVE EARS MAKE THE PLUTOCRAT OF POP AWARE OF THE IMPENDING CATATSROPHE

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  • HE MOVES WITH THE SPEED OF A HOT NEW ISSUE ON THE BIG BOARD
  • HIS MIRACLE MISSION COMPLETED ZIMMERMAN RESUMES HIS SECRET IDEDNTITY AS PLAIN OLD WOKADAY ENTERTAINER BOB DYLAN

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  • AND FOLK-ROCK PUTS THE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE BACK ON TOP OF THE HIT PARADE TO STAY

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  • HIGH IN THE ROLLING HILLS UPSTATE NEW YORK , HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS GATHER TO PARTICIPATE IN YET ANOTHER CLIMATIC EVENT OF THE SIXTIES….

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  • MEANWHILE IN A BIG PINK HOUSE NOT FAR AWAY , LIFE FOLLOWS THE SAME OLD HUMDRUM PATTERN FOR SUPERSTARS BOBY DYLAN AND HIS LOVELY SIDEKICK QUEEN JOAN BAEZ..

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