Comic Strip Artists in American Newspapers, 1945-1980

Comic Strip Artists in American Newspapers, 1945-1980

by Moira Davison Davison Reynolds
     
 

Millions of Americans know and love Charlie Brown and Snoopy, Blondie and Dagwood, Doonesbury, Li'l Abner, Garfield, Cathy, Beetle Bailey and other such comic strip characters. Thanks to the cartoonists—the people who have brought and still bring these and other characters to life day after day in the newspapers—the characters have become an entertaining

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Millions of Americans know and love Charlie Brown and Snoopy, Blondie and Dagwood, Doonesbury, Li'l Abner, Garfield, Cathy, Beetle Bailey and other such comic strip characters. Thanks to the cartoonists—the people who have brought and still bring these and other characters to life day after day in the newspapers—the characters have become an entertaining and important part of American culture.

Charles Schulz (Peanuts), Chic Young (Blondie), Gary Trudeau (Doonesbury), Al Capp (Li'l Abner), Jim Davis (Garfield), Cathy Guisewite (Cathy), Mort Walker (Beetle Bailey), Rudolph Dirks (The Katzenjammer Kids), Alex Raymond (Rip Kirby), Chester Gould (Dick Tracy), Frank King (Gasoline Alley), Cliff Sterrett (Polly and Her Pals), and other cartoonists whose comic strips appeared in American newspapers between 1945 to 1980 are featured in this work. The author provides a biographical sketch of each cartoonist, with special attention given to the cartoonist's career and characters.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786415519
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
02/18/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments1
Introduction3
Gus Arriola126
Walter Berndt70
Bud Blake135
Mike Branner32
Dik Browne129
Marjorie Henderson Buell95
Ernie Bushmiller97
Milton Caniff105
Al Capp108
Roy Crane80
Jim Davis172
Billy DeBeck36
Rudolph Dirks9
Walt Disney84
Ed Dodd89
Edwina Dumm44
Bud Fisher23
Ham Fisher87
Hal Foster41
Ray Gotto122
Chester Gould67
Harold Gray50
Cathy Guisewite180
Harry Haenigsen65
Vince Hamlin72
Fred Harman91
Johnny Hart168
Jimmy Hatlo60
Bill Holman93
Walter Kelly115
Jack Kent146
Hank Ketcham141
Frank King13
Mel Lazarus165
Lank Leonard56
Jeff MacNelly175
Abe Martin58
Clifford McBride78
George McManus19
Dale Messick100
Zack Mosley103
Gladys Parker113
Vip Partch124
Alex Raymond111
Frank Robbins132
Art Sansom144
Allen Saunders62
Charles Schulz149
E. C. Segar53
Ted Shearer137
Shuster and Siegel119
Leonard Starr163
Cliff Sterrett16
Jimmy Swinnerton7
Garry Trudeau178
Morrie Turner161
Mort Walker157
H. T. Webster27
Russ Westover30
Frank Willard47
J. R. Williams34
Tom Wilson170
Dick Wingert139
Chic Young75
Afterthoughts183
Bibliography187
Index191

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