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The Comics Before 1945

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A comprehensive survey of fifty years of comics explores how such characters as Buster Brown, Krazy Kat, and Li'l Abner reflected societal attitudes and changes in the first half of the twentieth century, providing in-depth biographies of twenty-one influential comic creators and featuring rare orig
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Harry N. Abrams (first published October 25th 2002)
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Good writing and overview of the strips, but the included comics are random and don't really give you a good flavor for the strip. Nothing will ever top the Smithsonian Collection book.
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love this stuff. nice color reproductions and brief bios of less known artists.
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