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Masters of 20th century American comics.

John Carlin

Masters of 20th century American comics.

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Published in New Haven : Yale University Press, 2005 .
Written in English


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ISBN 10030011317X


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Both focus on the 15 "Masters" of American comics, including George Herriman, Jack Kirby and R. Crumb. Well known figure like Jules Feiffer, Pete Hamill and Matt Groening, among others, contribute essays on each of the artists. These are complemented by a page essay by Carlin, "Art History of 20th Century American Comics."/5(15).

Organised chronologically, Masters of 20th-Century American Comics explores the rise of newspaper comic strips and comic books and considers their artistic development throughout the century.

Featuring a wide selection of original drawings as well as progressive proofs, vintage printed Sunday pages and comic books themselves, the authors also /5(6).

Masters of American Comics endeavors to establish a canon of fifteen of the most influential artists working in the medium throughout the 20th an comics evolved in the latter half of the 19th century, and developed in numerous ways, primarily pushed in new directions by the artists who created them.

This wildly entertaining and educational tome is a journey through the history of British comics - from the birth of the 20th century to the 80s invasion of American comics by the likes of Brian Bolland, Dave Gibbons and Kevin O’Neil (to name but a few), right up to today’s up-and-coming British art stars and the talents of tomorrow.

Revealing the extraordinary history of the UK’s 5/5(4). Of course that sounds obvious, but when enough of them do, the flavor of an entire industry changes. Similar to the s comic book artists moving onto other careers effectively help end the Golden Age, so did some great 20th century comic book greats die, ushering an end of the 20th century comic book aesthetic and era.

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