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Reading the Funnies: Essays on Comic Strips

By: Phelps, Donald

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Seattle, WA U.S.A., Fantagraphics Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3241

New, unread, unmarked. Illus. with strips. Reading the Funnies collects Donald Phelps' essays on 20th century newspaper strips — the Golden Age of comic strips, when readers avidly followed the daily and weekly adventures of Flash Gordon, Little Nemo and Krazy Kat. Other classics included are Chester Gould's Dick Tracy, E.C. Segar's Thimble Theatre (which produced Popeye), James Swinnerton's Little Jimmy, Harold Gray's Little Orphan Annie, and Frank King's Gasoline All... View more info