Comics An Illustrated History of Comic Strip Art, 1895-2010

ISBN-10: 1595826572

ISBN-13: 9781595826572

Edition: 2011

Authors: Walt Kelly, Winsor McCay, Milton Caniff, Hal Foster, Others

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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.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Publication date: 3/22/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.830

Walt Kelly is the creator of the legendary Pogo comic strip. He was born in 1913 and passed away in 1973.

Hal Foster is the Townsend Martin Class of 1917 Professor of Art & Archaeology at Princeton University, and the author of many books, including "The Return of the Real", "Design and Crime", "Prosthetic Gods", and "The Art-Architecture Complex". A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he was the 2010 recipient of the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing and the 2013 recipient of the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Art Criticism.

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