(March 2007)

Fantagraphics, 2007 Series
 
Price:
16.95 USD
Pages:
60
On-sale date:
2007-04-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fantagraphics Books
ISBN:
1-56097-820-1; 978-1-56097-820-6 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156097820651695
Editing:
Kim Thompson;Bill Blackbeard
Color:
Color
Binding:
Softcover
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

The indicia says "Editor of Fantagraphics edition: Kim Thompson".
The title page says "Edited and with an Introduction by Bill Blackbeard".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lyonel Feininger
Inks:
Lyonel Feininger
Colors:
?

Synopsis:
Self-portrait of Lyonel Feininger and the characters of the The Kin-Der-Kids strip.
Reprints:
  • from The Kin-Der-Kids (The Chicago Sunday Tribune) 1906.04.29 [descriptive words omitted]

Indexer Notes

Cover reprints the first, introductory, page of The Kin-Der-Kids comic strip, without the blurb "Feininger the famous German artist exhibiting the characters he will create".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

The Comic Strip Art of Lyonel Feininger (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lyonel Feininger
Inks:
Lyonel Feininger
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Title page.
Illustrated with panel of The Kin-Der-Kids 1906.06.10

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

photo story / 0.93 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)

Synopsis:
Color photograph showing "A sample of Feininger's handmade toys from 1952/1954".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 0.07 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Indicia.

Wee Willie Winkie, Tall Uncle Feininger, and the Comic Strip Horrors of 1906 (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Blackbeard
Pencils:
? (photographs); Lyonel Feininger
Inks:
? (photographs); Lyonel Feininger
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Introduction by Bill Blackbeard. Illustrated with photographs and with drawings by Feininger.

Feininger the Famous German Artist Exhibiting the Characters He Will Create (Table of Contents)

The Kin-Der-Kids / character profile / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Lyonel Feininger
Inks:
Lyonel Feininger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lyonel Feininger

Genre:
Fantasy
Characters:
Kin-Der-Kids
Synopsis:
Two introductory pages of the new strip.
First page has self-portrait of Feininger, holding the labeled characters as puppets.
Second page is nine panels identifying various characters.
No description is given, just their names.
Reprints:
  • from The Kin-Der-Kids (The Chicago Sunday Tribune) 1906.04.29

The Kin-der-Kids abroad (Table of Contents)

The Kin-Der-Kids / comic story / 29 pages (report information)

Script:
Lyonel Feininger
Pencils:
Lyonel Feininger
Inks:
Lyonel Feininger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lyonel Feininger

Genre:
Fantasy
Characters:
Kin-Der-Kids
Synopsis:
Full page Sunday comic strips, with a continuing narrative. Several youngsters depart in bathtub for around-the-world ocean voyage, encountering various fantastic adventures.
Reprints:
  • from The Kin-Der-Kids (The Chicago Sunday Tribune) 1906.05.06 - 1906.11.18

Indexer Notes

Each Sunday strip had its own title. Above is the title of the first week of the narrative.

Bill Blackbeard's introduction says that Lyonel Feininger was a renowned European cartoonist at that time (although born and raised in the U.S), and was hired by the Tribune to appeal to the large German population in the Chicago area.

Or how things looked to Wee Willie Winkie (Table of Contents)

Wee Willie Winkie's World / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Lyonel Feininger
Pencils:
Lyonel Feininger
Inks:
Lyonel Feininger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lyonel Feininger

Genre:
Fantasy
Characters:
Wee Willie Winkie
Synopsis:
Full page Sunday color strips, each one showing Wee Willie Winkie's imagination distorting and animating what he sees. These are not dreams. Each strip is self-contained. Emphasis is on the fine-art of Feininger.
Reprints:
  • from Wee Willie Winkie's World (The Chicago Sunday Tribune) 1906.08.19 - 1907.01.20

Indexer Notes

The first appearance of the strip was titled "Wee Willie Winkie's World, or how things looked to Wee Willie Winkie". Successive strips had the name of the feature, but no additional title. The strips are not dated (other than the year of copyright) and this book does not say which dates the series began or ended. The dates in the reprint note per Don Markstein's Toonopedia site.

Comics' Loss Became Fine Arts' Gain (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Blackbeard
Pencils:
Lyonel Feininger
Inks:
Lyonel Feininger
Colors:
Lyonel Feininger

Synopsis:
1908 work by Feininger titled "The Manhole", showing a street scene.

Indexer Notes

Caption says this was created after he had retired from comics "to a long and prestigious career in painting, illustration, and related fields".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lyonel Feininger
Inks:
Lyonel Feininger
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Back cover, describing this book and Lyonel Feininger. Includes panel from Wee Willie Winkie's World 1906.10.21
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Comic Strip Art of Lyonel Feininger
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Wee Willie Winkie, Tall Uncle Feininger, and the Comic Strip Horrors of 1906
  7. 6. Feininger the Famous German Artist Exhibiting the Characters He Will Create
    The Kin-Der-Kids
  8. 7. The Kin-der-Kids abroad
    The Kin-Der-Kids
  9. 8. Or how things looked to Wee Willie Winkie
    Wee Willie Winkie's World
  10. 9. Comics' Loss Became Fine Arts' Gain
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
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