The Comics: An Illustrated History of Comic Strip Art

The Comics: An Illustrated History of Comic Strip Art

by Walt Kelly, Winsor McCay, Milton Caniff, Hal Foster, Others
     
 
From Jerry Robinson, legendary creator of the Joker, seventy-year veteran of the comics industry, and prominent figure in monthly books, daily strips, and comics journalism, comes a comprehensive history of the truly American art form! The Comics is a fully reworked and updated edition of the 1974 classic that chronicles the origins and evolution of comic strips, from

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From Jerry Robinson, legendary creator of the Joker, seventy-year veteran of the comics industry, and prominent figure in monthly books, daily strips, and comics journalism, comes a comprehensive history of the truly American art form! The Comics is a fully reworked and updated edition of the 1974 classic that chronicles the origins and evolution of comic strips, from prior to The Yellow Kid through today, and highlights the game-changing contributions of such creative luminaries as Milton Caniff, Walt Kelly, Hal Foster, and Winsor McCay, among countless others. A fascinating resource of enduring excellence for fans of the art form, historians, and casual readers alike, this edition has been extensively revisited by Robinson and tells the stories behind the newsprint page.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595826572
Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,185,198
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.50(d)

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