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Title Cartoon America : comic art in the Library of Congress / [edited by] Harry Katz
Published New York, N.Y. : Abrams, 2006


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 MELB  741.5973 Kat/Cac  AVAILABLE
Description 323 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents A cartoon odyssey / J. Arthur Wood, Jr. -- A brief history of American cartooning / Harry Katz -- Cartoon connoisseurship: what makes a great cartoon great? / Alan Fern -- Honore Daumier and censorship / Judith Wechsler -- An explosion of color: the age of the chromolithographic weekly / Richard West -- Posada, printmaker to the Mexican people / Ron Tyler -- The yellow kid / Jerry Robinson -- Art, architecture, and abstraction: Feininger in the funnies / Art Spiegelman -- Rose O'Neill and Nell Brinkley / Trina Robbins -- Reginald Marsh's New Yorker cartoons ; Winsor McCay's political cartoons / Martha Kennedy -- John Held, Jr.: the jazz-age cartoonist / Elena Millie -- Every picture tells a story / Brian Walker -- Frank King's Gasoline Alley / Chris Ware -- K'mon "Klio" tune up the old harp, and Let's go. Zip. Pow! / Patrick McDonnell -- Blondie gets married / Sara Duke -- Clare Briggs's small-town humor / Edward Sorel -- Humor devoid of nonsence: the caricature drawings of Miguel Covarrubias and Al Hirschfeld / Wendy Wick Reaves -- Animation art at the Library of Congress / John Canemaker -- The midwestern school of editorial cartooning / Lucy Caswell -- Cartoonists rally during World War II / Sara Duke -- Charles Schulz and Mort Walker / Robert C. Harvey -- A lively primitivism: James Thurber / John Updike -- Comic book treasures / Paul Levitz -- Consider Saul Steinberg / R. O. Blechman -- Feiffer's gift / Harry Katz -- Caricature and communication / David Levine -- Political drawings: the British tradition / Pat Oliphant -- Thank you, Ollie Harrington! / Brumsic Brandon, Jr. -- Born of upheaval: cartoons of the Vietnam War / Tony Auth -- Underground comix / Bill Griffith -- On cartooning / Roz Chast -- Mothers, don't let your daughters grow up to be cartoonists! / Nicole Hollander -- Jimmy misses Superman: Jeff MacNelly / Mike Peters -- The joy of writing / Lynn Johnston -- Caricature as weapon / Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher -- God, we had fun: to Herblock / Paul Conrad -- Cartoons of 9/11 / Martha Kennedy
Notes Includes index
Subject Library of Congress -- Art collections.
American wit and humor, Pictorial.
Caricatures and cartoons -- United States.
Caricatures and cartoons -- Washington (D.C.)
United States -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Genre/Form Cartoons (Humor)
Author Katz, Harry L.
LC no. 2006005991
ISBN 0810954907 (cased)
9780810954908 (cased)