America's great comic-strip artists: from the Yellow Kid to Peanuts
A treasury of outstanding graphics and rare and beautiful comic art, this book is also a history of the art form itself, as seen through the work of 16 of the finest cartoonists of the last century, including Al Capp, Charles M. Schulz, Walt Kelly and Chester Gould. Marschall's fascinating text portrays the life and times of these artists, demonstrating their influence on American art and society. 250 illustrations, many in full-color.
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R F OUTCAULT 18631928
RUDOLPH DIRKS 18771968
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