9780810995949

Krazy Kat and The Art of George Herriman

  • ISBN 13:

    9780810995949

  • ISBN 10:

    0810995948

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 08/01/2011
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Krazy Kat & the Art of George Herrimanis a tribute to one of the most influential and innovative comic strips and creators of all time. This unique collection of rare art, essays, memorabilia, and biography highlights the career of the first genius of comics, George Herriman, and his iconic creations, Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse. During its 31-year run, Krazy Kat was enormously popular with the public, as well as with influential writers, artists, and intellectuals of the time. This book includes original essays by Jay Cantor, Douglas Wolk, Harry Katz, Richard Thompson, Dee Cox (Herriman's granddaughter), Craig McCracken, Bill Watterson, and authorized reprints of two seminal essays on Herriman by Gilbert Seldes and e. e. cummings, alongside newly discovered vintage essays by TAD, Summerfield Baldwin, and Toots Herriman. WithKrazy Kat & the Art of George Herriman, Craig Yoe reveals this influential artist and writer for a whole new generation.

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