America's Great Comic-strip Artists

America's Great Comic-strip Artists

Book - 1989
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Focusing on the life and work of sixteen famed comic strip cartoonists, Marshall (editor-in-chief, Nemo) not only relates their individual achievements, but tells the story of the form as it evolved from its beginnings in the 1890s to the present. The lavish illustrations (some 300, half in color) come from the Sunday pages, the daily strips, presentation pieces, promotional drawings, and personal sketchbooks. Oversize (11x13"). Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, [1989]
Copyright Date: ©1989
ISBN: 9780896599178
0896599175
Characteristics: 295 pages : illustrations (some color) ; .

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theorbys Jun 11, 2013

There is nothing not to like about this high quality book which exams 16 of the best comic strip artists from the 1890s on, but also including other strips and artists and the cultural/social contexts of their time. Of course one could ask for more, but then you would not be able to hold the book.

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