Welcome to th' official Zippy the Pinhead website!!

LIFE BEFORE ZIPPY: The Griffy/Mick Jagger connection. From writer Michael Haag's blog.

NEW!! Mr. The Toad Sketch Original Art by Bill Griffith. Signed, only $25.00. "Don't Goad The Toad!!"

ORIGINAL ZIPPY DRAWING--only $25.00-- Sketch is 4" by 6" and drawn to order by Bill Griffith!

HUGE SALE! BOTH "Bill Griffith: Lost & Found" AND "The Dingburg Diaries" -- buy together for ONLY $39.99 (SAVE over $15.00). Inscribed& Autographed.

"Current.org" magazine piece on NPR's decision to stop mentioning some of the mellifluous names of its staff on air---Zippy is bereft!

NEW: REVIEW & INTERVIEW with B.G. about the Zippy book below. From Alan Bisbort of the Connecticut Weekly Advocate. ALSO: "Teaser"at end of interview about Griffith's upcoming graphic memoir, "Invisible Ink".

SALE! LATEST ZIPPY BOOK: "The Dingburg Diaries"
Was $29.99---now only $19.99--232 Big Pages! Exclusive on the Zippy site: inscribed & autographed by Bill Griffith.

Want a FREE 44 page CATALOG of Bill Griffith Original Art, Signed Prints & more? CLICK HERE and type "FREE Catalog" in Subject line and message area. Free Catalog will be sent as PDF to your email.

Video: Bill Griffith in conversation with writer Paul Di Filippo at MoCCA-Fest, April 2013.

Check out this new interview with B.G. on the origins of his creative inspiration in Andrew Beckerman's excellent "Wrestling Team" podcast.

New video on B.G. by Sergio Colautti for "educational" use in Italian classrooms!

BIG SALE!! WAS $35.00

NOW only $24.99.

"Bill Griffith LOST and FOUND: Comics 1969-2003". BIG! 392 pages. Inscribed & Autographed!

Collects hundreds of Griffith’s early underground comics, most of them long out of print and unavailable. Includes Griffith's "mini-memoir" looking back on over 40 years of cartooning. (SEE ABOVE for huge SALE).

REVIEW of "Lost & Found" from ATLANTIC Magazine by Steven Heller (with slide show).

The ALFRED JARRY bio, "The Man With the Axe" by Nigey Lennon and profusely illustrated by Bill Griffith is now an e-book!

READ all about Zippy's favorite supporting character MR. THE TOAD (sorry, Griffy) on King Features' "Daily Ink" blog by Tea Fougner!

Unearthed at last! ALL 9 "Videowest" Zippy episodes broadcast on San Francisco's KQED TV in 1980. That's Jim Turner (Of "Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre". etc.) as Zippy and Diane Noomin as DiDi Glitz. Low budget fun!

"SEQUENTIAL HIGHWAY" B.G. interview

Review of "Lost & Found" in the COMICS JOURNAL by Matthew Thurber & Rebecca Bird

WFMU radio interview with B. G. by Benjamen Walker, a very perceptive interviewer.

Hour-long RADIO INTERVIEW with B.G. by Robin McConnell of "Inkstuds"

Gary Panter interviews Bill Griffith for The Comics Journal.

NEW: "Griffy" Sketch--only $25.00. A nice companion to the Zippy Sketch (see below).

"Lost and Found" book review by novelist Paul Di Fillipo in Barnes and Noble Review/ The Speculator.

"Lost and Found" book review by Alan Bisbort in "Literary Kicks".

"Glitz-2-Go"
by Diane Noomin.

180 pages of Noomin's best work from DiDi Glitz to "Red Diaper Baby". Big COLOR section. Order NOW for your inscribed & autographed copy.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

"Zippy the Pinhead: The Musical"
NOW AVAILABLE ON iTunes. 19 songs, from the Overture to "Don't Goad the Toad" to "Pinhead Love". All songs by Lorraine Whittlesey. YOW!!

READ an appreciation of "The Family Circus" cartoonist Bil Keane (1922-2011) by B.G. in the Comics Journal.

HEAR an entertaining interview with B.G. by Richard Roth - all about Griffy's career in comics - on NPR.

Below: ZIPPY T-Shirts, cards, hats, buttons, posters, iPhone cases, aprons, bumper stickers, postage, mugs, calendars, mousepads, ties, skateboards & more!

Cartoonist PROfiles piece by R.C. Harvey on B.G. and Zippy's 25th anniversary in daily syndication, with lots of graphics at the end.

See the Bill Griffith cover for jazzman Ken Peplowski's latest CD.

Article in the Boston Globe by Jane Roy Brown on Zippy's forays into the diners & other mysteries of Massachusetts!

Highly recommended: Master Cartoonist Justin Green's blog---check back often!

HEAR a 12/20/10 NPR interview with Bill Griffith. (click "Listen" below photo of B.G. on new page)

HUGE SALE: 9 ZIPPY ANNUALS (1998-2010) -- ONLY $89.95 (all autographed)

Zippy book, "Ding Dong Daddy From Dingburg". 216 pages, big color section. Autographed and inscribed on request!

TO ORDER THIS ZIPPY BOOK through the Zippy Store, click the image above. If you would prefer to use PAYPAL, use the "Buy Now" PAYPAL button below. It will work with any major credit card. (You do not need a Paypal account). All books are autographed. If using Paypal, type in your choice of inscription in the box above the "Buy Now" button. PAYPAL IS FOR U.S. ORDERS ONLY. For international orders, please use the Zippy Store link above.

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"The Condiments Song" from "Zippy the Pinhead: The Musical" (Private Sector/Baltimore, Nov. 2010).

ALL 8 Issues of the classic "Young Lust" comics--mint condition--for one low price.

HEAR Dan Rodricks interview with B.G on Baltimore's WYPR-FM.

SEE Roadside Tipster Mike Dickau's photos (and the Zippy strips they inspired).

READ a B.G. interview with the Greek comics site "Comicdom" (scroll down for English)

Want to see photos of the "Real World" locations Zippy visits?

READ "Griffy's Top 40: On Comics and their creation".

Follow Zippy on Facebook.

Zippy fan page on Twitter
(a quote a day)

Updated info in the Zippy Newsroom

READ a transcript (with many illos) of a talk by B.G. on the history of Underground Comics.

HEAR a conversation between Bill Griffith & Colin McEnroe from 11/20/07.

SEE a 1980 video of Zippy and Bill Griffith in the flesh.

READ a 12/8/09 interview with Griffy (find out what pen point he uses!) on David Paccia's blog
(Type in "Bill Griffith" in "Search This Blog" on new page. It's #14).

INTERVIEW with Bill G. by Walrus Comix's Branwyn Lancourt.

ZIPPY BOOK "WELCOME TO DINGBURG", with fold-out "main street" cover and aerial map of the "City inhabited entirely by Pinheads".

SPECIAL SALE: ALL 3 of the last Zippy books (2006, 2007 & 2008), including the "Dingburg" collection--now only $35.95 together. All autographed.

READ an INTERVIEW with Zippy's creator on the Comic Book Resources website.

"Obama-Lama-Ding-Dong" T-shirt!
"Barack to the Future". (original style still available)

OBAMA-LAMA-DING DONG image above also available as a Giclee Signed Print! 11" by 17" heavy paper, archival inks, signed by Bill Griffith.

HEAR the in-studio BBC interview with Bill Griffith (& Garry Trudeau).

Full Color Giclee Signed Prints of ZIPPY SUNDAY STRIPS!
Now only $65.00.
AVAILABLE FOR ALL ZIPPY SUNDAY STRIPS FROM 1999 TO CURRENT DATE:
Large size, Ultrachrome Prints on 140 lb. acid-free Fabriano paper, using archival, lightfast inks.
Go to any Sunday strip by date or contact us with a description of the strip

ZIPPY SIGNED PRINT:
"Zippy's Comic Book Collection"
30 little covers, one BIG Giclee print.
This is a Limited Edition.

Large Giclee Signed Print: "Zerbina Resplendent". Limited Edition.

CONTACT US here with any questions or comments.

EXTENDED SALE! ALMOST ALL ZIPPY BOOKS 25% OFF!!
More sale books under "Zippy Annuals", including latest Zippy book!

PROMO for Zippy book: WELCOME TO DINGBURG.

Zippy videos on YouTube:

Bill Griffith interviewed in his studio on YouTube.

NEW: Zippy for President Signed Print. Full color, Heavy stock.
Go to Large Size Original Art

NOTE: The image of "Today's Strip" (click DONUT above) is now BIGGER and IN COLOR! (Click the "Zoom" icon on new page for BIG size)

"WELCOME TO DINGBURG" T-shirts! Also: Zippy Valentine's Day Cards, Birthday cards & NEW Mrs. Gowanus, Doggie, "Little Zippy" T-shirts, mugs & more.

Big savings on SPECIAL PACKS of Classic Underground Comix, many featuring early Zippy appearances. Young Lust, Tales of Toad, Short Order & more--

WHERE IS ZIPPY IN TODAY'S STRIP? Need more info--or other help ? CLICK HERE!

NEW ZIPPY T-shirts! PLUS--LOTS of BRAND NEW Zippy swag available at zazzle.com! New Zippy tote bags, magnets, ties, bumper stickers, postcards, real U.S. Postage & more (click animated link at right!).


ARCADES #2 & 4-7 (1975-6) $125.00. (#1 and #3 now out of stock)


The Lost Tunes:
2 New Zippy Songs, ready to download!!

Did you know Bill Griffith co-created "Wacky Packages" in the 1970s? (And he worked on the current "Wacky Packages Old School" sketch cards series 2 & 3--check them out on ebay.)
LOTS OF NEW ART in both Zippy Original Art Galleries-- now available!

Want to find out about Zippy's showbiz career? Or see a rare "ZIPPYSCOPE"? Or that Bill Griffith bibliography? Or B.G.'s New Yorker pages?
Check out the "This Just In" archive.

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MANY NEW PIECES
(Incl. "Zippy's Secret Life" -- & more!)
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ZIPPY ORIGINAL ART - only $100.00!
Commission an original Zippy drawing from Bill Griffith!

NEW! FULL FIGURE ORIGINAL! Color:$200
NEW PIECES JUST ADDED: (Incl. Zippy Calendar art & more!)
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Zippy's Theme Song Hear the Zippy Theme Song!

Hear "Pinheads are everywhere"
recorded 1986, San Francisco CA:
Lyrics: Bill Griffith
Music: Tim Barrett
Lead Vocal: Dan Hiatt
Back-up vocals: The Zippettes (Deb Pollock, Monica Guerney and Mary
Valentino)
Band: No Sisters

Hear "I'm Zippy"

recorded 1986, San Francisco CA:
Lyrics: Bill Griffith
Music: Tim Barrett
Lead Vocal: Dan Hiatt
Back-up vocals: The Zippettes (Deb Pollock, Monica Guerney and Mary
Valentino)
Band: No Sisters
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