Traces the development of the comic strip since its birth at the turn of the century. The reproductions of vintage strips are strikingly pristine, due to the use of original artwork rather than published versions in the production of the volume. The author, a seasoned writer and scholar of the subje...
|Title||:||Children of the Yellow Kid: The Evolution of the American Comic Strip|
|Number of Pages||:||176 Pages|
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Children of the Yellow Kid: The Evolution of the American Comic Strip Reviews
A well done history of the American comic strip that is occasionally insightful and unusually generous regarding the artists who created and currently create comic strips. I have never found a strip history truly excellent, and this book is no exception. My guess is that the field is simply too vast for the story to be told in fewer than 1000 pages with more illustrations than the art budget will support, so this, perhaps, should not be held against this book, but I persist if finding it unsatisfying.