Inside Woody Allen

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Inside Woody Allen
Panel from Inside Woody Allen
Author(s) Stuart Hample
Current status / schedule Finished
Launch date 1976
End date 1984
Publisher(s) King Features
Genre(s) Gag-a-day

Inside Woody Allen was an American gag-a-day comic strip about the comedian and filmmaker Woody Allen. Drawn by Stuart Hample, the strip ran from 1976 to 1984.

Characters and story

The strip was based on Allen's comedic persona and focused on his neuroses, angst and frequent psychiatric treatment.[1]

Writers for the strip included David Weinberger.[2]

Collected editions

A collection of some strips was published in 1978 as Non-Being and Somethingness: Selections from the Comic Strip Inside Woody Allen (ISBN 0-394-73590-0) and featured an introduction by Buckminster Fuller. Another volume, Dread and Superficiality: Woody Allen as Comic Strip was published in 2009 (ISBN 0810957426).

Stuart Hample's Inside Woody Allen (January 27, 1980.

In Annie Hall

Allen's film Annie Hall contains animated scenes based on Hample's artwork.

See also


  1. How I turned Woody Allen into a comic strip, The Guardian, October 19, 2009.
  2. Stuart Hample, "How I Turned Woody Allen into a Comic Strip"], The Guardian, October 18, 2009