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The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics By Art Spiegelman

The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics

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A collection of children's comics. It focuses on comic books, not strips, and contains humourous stories that are culled from the Golden Age of comic books, roughly the 1940s through the early 1960s, and organised into five categories: Kids, Funny Animals, Adventure, Fantasy, and Weird and Wacky.

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The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics by Art Spiegelman

The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics is an unprecedented collection of the greatest comics for children, artfully compiled by two of the best-known creators in publishing and the field of comics--Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly.This treasury created for young readers focuses on comic books, not strips, and contains humorous stories that range from a single-page to eight or even twenty-two pages, each complete and self-contained. The comics have been culled from the Golden Age of comic books, roughly the 1940s through the early 1960s, and feature the best examples of works by such renowned artists and writers as Carl Barks, John Stanley, Sheldon Mayer, Walt Kelly, Basil Wolverton, and George Carlson, among many, many others.Organizing the book into five categories (Hey, Kids!; Funny Animals; Fantasyland; Story Time!; and Wacky & Weird), Spiegelman and Mouly use their expertise in the area of comics to frame each category with an introductory essay, and provide brief biographies of the artists. The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics is essential reading for kids of all ages..F&P level: T

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About Art Spiegelman


Francoise Mouly is a French artist and designer. Together with Art Spiegelman she edited the comics anthology Raw from 1980 to 1991. Mouly is also the publisher of Toon Books, a line of hardcover comics for young readers. Art Spiegelman is an American comics writer, artist and editor best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel memoir, Maus.

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GOR005612350
The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics by Art Spiegelman
Art Spiegelman
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Abrams
2009-09-01
352
0810957302
9780810957305
N/A
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