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Polly and Her Pals: Complete Sunday Comics 1925-1927 (Polly and Her Pals: Complete Sunday Comics #1)

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Cliff Sterrett's 'Polly and Her Pals' debuted in 1912 as one of the first 'pretty girl' strips. This volume reproduces every one of Sterrett's dynamic full-colour Sunday pages from 1925 to 1927 in a large format.
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published December 14th 2010 by IDW Publishing
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Andrew
May 29, 2011 Andrew rated it it was amazing
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This volume beautifully reproduces Cliff Sterrett's gorgeous Sunday Polly and her Pals pages from 1925-1927, just as it says in the title. It doesn't reprint the series from the very beginning (although it does reprint two strips a year for each year leading up to 1925, to show a thumbnail of Sterrett's artistic development).

The book starts with 1925, because it was a crucial year for the development of the strip, and Sterrett's work. In the summer of 1925, he took a six-month sabbatical. Befor
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Bill Wallace
Jul 18, 2016 Bill Wallace rated it really liked it
A beautiful book with two years of collected Americana, one-and-a-third of those years especially strange and wonderful. Although I don't completely agree with the introductory material that defines the change in Cliff Sterrett's style as occurring immediately after the break he took from the strip in 1925, there seems little doubt that something happened to Sterrett's vision later that year that transformed an amusing comic strip into something far more interesting and artistic. By the end of ...more
Djll
May 31, 2011 Djll rated it it was amazing
Shelves: comix
Great big-size collection of gorgeous, wacko Sunday strips from an unknown master of the art. Kinda like a more urban, slightly more cleaned-up Krazy Kat. Sterrett was a master of the wordless gag strip, and there are many here that are crack-ups. Sheer delight!
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