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Father of the Comic Strip

Rodolphe Topffer (Great Comics Artists Series)

by David Kunzle

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Mississippi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Comic book & cartoon art,
  • Individual artists,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • History & Criticism,
  • Techniques - Cartooning,
  • 1799-1846,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Tèopffer, Rodolphe,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsM. Thomas Inge (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8752909M
    ISBN 101578069483
    ISBN 109781578069484

      If Rodolphe Töpffer (–) can be called the “Father of the Comic Strip,” then David Kunzle is surely its godfather, for it is to him that we owe the establishment of the comic strip as a subject for scholarship. His two-volume History of the Comic Strip (Berkeley: University of California Press, –90), today a collector’s item, is still unsurpassed as the . In April of , another major comic strip syndicate would jump in the comic book business. King Features created King Comics. David McKay was a publisher who had done some comic books through King Features, and he had the job of .

    After McManus's death, the strip continued under other artists, but its popularity waned. The memory remains, however, and that's why Bringing Up Father was one of 20 strips, including The Yellow Kid and The Katzenjammer Kids, appearing in the "Comic Strip Classics" series of U.S. postage stamps.   What are the cons of focusing too much on ages? They don’t address comic newspaper strips, romance comics, international comics, independent comics, underground comics, and other genres. As far as comic book history, comic books have been aroundfor a .

      The Bringing Up Father films received mixed reviews, at best. Their artistic merit can be debated, but certainly the two leads always look as if they might have stepped out of a panel of a McManus comic strip. As Father’s Day nears, I decided to take a look back at some comic strip fathers to see how dads have been depicted over time. After a little research, I decided to hopscotch through time and take a look at the father figures in Gasoline Alley, Blondie, Dennis the Menace, and the more recent Family Circus and For Better or For Worse.


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But, after Goethe praised the strips, Töpffer was emboldened to publish them, and they became wildly : David Kunzle. David Kunzle, professor emeritus of art history at the University of California, is author of Cham; Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer; Gustave Doré: Twelve Comic Strips; and Rodolphe Töpffer: The Complete Comic Strips, all Brand: University Press of Mississippi.

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Enterprise Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer Author Kunzle, David Format/binding LG Hardcover, illus Book condition New As New Edition First Edition; First Printing Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher University Press of Mississippi Place of PublicationBook Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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