Cartoon County

Cartoon County

My Father and His Friends in the Golden Age of Make-believe

Book - 2017
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A history of the cartoonists and illustrators from the Connecticut School, written by the son of the artist behind the popular strips "Prince Valiant" and "Big Ben Bolt," explores the achievements and pop-culture influence of these artists in the aftermath of World War II.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780374298555
0374298556
9780374713041
Characteristics: 260 pages ; illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

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Mar 27, 2018

Another beautiful slice of cartoon history. Makes you wish you lived in such times and places where imagination was the norm. Creative life has its' dark side as does all professions I suppose, and this book does not cover it up, nor glorify it. A nice look at many of the colourful characters that brought us laughs and adventure, with a great deal of talent, from days gone by too fast on the printed page.

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