Funny Papers

Funny Papers

by Haven Tom De
     
 

Funny Papers chronicles cartoon icon Derby Dugan's beginnings in the rough-and-tumble world of yellow journalism in turn-of-the-century New York, when Hearst and Pulitzer owned tabloid America. The aptly named Georgie Wreckage, a sketch artist for Pulitzer's daily World, rockets to fame as the creator of what becomes a hugely successful cartoon

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Funny Papers chronicles cartoon icon Derby Dugan's beginnings in the rough-and-tumble world of yellow journalism in turn-of-the-century New York, when Hearst and Pulitzer owned tabloid America. The aptly named Georgie Wreckage, a sketch artist for Pulitzer's daily World, rockets to fame as the creator of what becomes a hugely successful cartoon franchise in this, the first book in Tom De Haven's epic trilogy of twentieth-century pop-culture America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140086805
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
03/04/1986
Series:
American Fiction Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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