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The Comics: An Illustrated History of Comic Strip Art 1895-2010

From Jerry Robinson, legendary creator of the Joker, comics historian and curator, comes a comprehensive study of the truly American art form! The Comics is an updated edition of the 1974 classic that chronicles the origins and evolution of comic strips, from the Yellow Kid of 1895 to today, and highlights such iconic features Terry and the Pirates, Pogo, and Prince Valiant to Doonesbury, Mutts and Calvin and Hobbes among countless others.

With 20,000 new words and 120 new full-color art, it is a fascinating resource of enduring excellence for fans of the art form, historians, and casual readers alike. This edition has been extensively revisited by Robinson and tells the stories behind the newsprint page.

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