The world encyclopedia of comics, Volume 1

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Chelsea House, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 1061 pages
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-- Covers artists' lives and careers, their contributions and style, and their influence on other artists
-- Comics entries include information on artists who worked on them description of plot, theme and character, and their place in the history of comics
-- Extensive glossary illuminates the lingo of the industry
-- Bibliography, listings of comic book publishers and syndicates, and a l0,000-entry index
-- Includes 16 new pages of full-color comics
-- New in this edition: "Calvin & Hobbes, " "Dilbert, " "Garfield, " "Doonesbury, " "Kudzo, " "Mutts, " and many others

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