Great cartoonists and their art

by Wood, Art, 1927-

Format: Print Book 1987
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Oversize q NC1429.W598 A2 1987
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Oversize
 
Call Number  q NC1429.W598 A2 1987
 
 
Summary
The works of more than 50 illustrators and cartoonists, many friends of Wood, are represented in this personal memoir.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "For comic strip and editorial cartoon fans enamored of nostalgia, this leisurely survey has its rewards. Newspaper cartoonists such as George McManus (Bringing Up Father, Rosie's Beau, Al Capp (Li'l Abner, Charles Payne (S'Matter, Pop and Milton Caniff (Steve Canyon are among Wood's heroes. He also devotes chapters to political cartoonists like ``Moco'' (Richard Yardley) and Cy Hungerford. Wood, a veteran cartoonist whose credits include Time and Newsweek, personally knew nearly every practitioner he writes about here. The self-indulgent autobiographical chapters describing his struggles to become a cartoonist hold less interest than his commentaries on other artists and his practical advice to aspiring cartoonists. Wood has observed nine presidents close-up, from Roosevelt to Reagan, and he offers cameos of them from a cartoonist's perspective. More than 125 comic strips and drawings enliven the narrative. (June 15) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Wood, Art, -- 1927-
Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography.
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States.
Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism.
United States -- Politics and government -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Publisher Gretna, La. :Pelican Pub. Co.,1987
Language English
Notes Includes indexes.
Description 192 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN 0882894765
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