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Betsy and Me

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ISBN-10: 1560978783

ISBN-13: 9781560978787

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jack Cole, Dwight Parks, R. C. Harvey

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The famed cartoonist's last hurrah. Having mastered comic books and gag cartoons, in 1958 Jack Cole set his sights on the cartoonist's pot of golda syndicated newspaper strip. He hit the bull's-eye withBetsy and Me, a breezy domestic farce focusing on a middle-class urban couple and their smart-aleck genius son. Betsy and Me was an instant success and newpapers were lining up to buy it. Then, with only two-and-a-half month's worth of strips completed, Cole purchased a .22 caliber pistol and ended his life. Born in 1914 in New Castle, PA, Jack Cole was first inspired to become a cartoonist during childhood by one of his sister's suitors, who would draw cartoons for the boy as a bribe to…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 12/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 5.90" wide x 8.40" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Hans Rickheit was born in 1973 and grew up in New England, lived in the basement of an eccentric art gallery/performance space called the Zeitgeist Gallery from 1997 to 2002, and currently resides in Massachusetts. He is the author of the graphic novel Chloe , the comics series Chrome Fetus , and has appeared in various anthologies, including Paper Rodeo , Hoax , and Kramers Ergot .Jack Cole was born in 1914 and died in 1958.