Includes: Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend, A Pilgrim's Progress, and another selection of New York American editorial cartoons. Checker's goal is to gather in one series all of McCay's work other than Little Nemo, which has seen widespread reprint publication. Besides the first time ever complete reprintings of better known fixtures in the McCay canon like Hungry Henrietta, Little Sammy Sneeze and A Pilgrim's Progress, Checker is gathering short-lived rarities from his earliest days as a newspaper illustrator like Phoolish Phillip, Poor Jake and several others.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Big_Bang_Gorilla - LibraryThing
Being a collection of four early comic series by the legendary McCay, the most notable of which is the underappreciated "Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend". The inclusion of "Tales of the Jungle Imps ... Read full review
Review: Early Works, Vol. 1 (Early Works- Winsor McCay #1)User Review - Susan - Goodreads
I love Winsor McCay's illustrations but the cartoons are very dated. I see this series as historical and more of a study of his style, not so much for entertainment. Nemo was entertaining...these were redundant and meant for a certain era only in my opinion. Read full review