(November 1976)

Berkley Books, 1976 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
6.95 USD
Pages
292
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Berkley Publishing Corp.
Brand
Windhover [falcon in flight]
Editing
?
Color
Color cover, black and white interior, some color sections on interior
Dimensions
9" w x 12" h
Paper Stock
Bond, with cardstock covers
Binding
Trade paperback
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Numbered J3268 on cover. SBN 425-03268-X. Copyright 1974 by the Newspaper Comics Council. Printed in the U.S.A.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Ignatz; Krazy Kat; the Yellow Kid; Buster Brown; Tige; Pogo; Dagwood; Snuffy Smith; Dennis the Menace (U.S. version); Ruff; Walt Wallet; Skeezix; Polly; Pa; Little Nemo; Little Orphan Annie; Sandy; Joe Palooka; Steve Canyon; Alley Oop; the Phantom; Prince Valiant; Valiant's varlets; Thor (B.C.); Smitty; Skippy; Beetle Bailey; Sarge; Jeff; Barney Google; the Little King

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
R. F. Outcault
Inks
R. F. Outcault
Letters
R. F. Outcault; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Comics
Characters
The Yellow Kid; denizens of Hogan's Alley

Indexer Notes

Title page, half-title page, front matter, "About the author"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For Gro, Kristin, and Jens

Indexer Notes

Dedication

Acknowledgments (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Preface (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

A New Art Form (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Various
Pencils
George Herriman; Cliff Sterrett; R. F. Outcault; Honoré Daumier; Thomas Rowlandson; Rodolphe Töpffer; Frank Thorne (as Benjamin Franklin Thorne); Thomas Nast; A. B. Frost; Charles Dana Gibson; Various; Francisco Goya; F. M. Hutchins
Inks
Various
Letters
Various

Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz; Dingbat family; Abie the Agent; Polly; Pa; Theodore Roosevelt (photo); the Yellow Kid; Wilbur Wright (photo); Orville Wright (photo); denizens of Hogan's Alley; Amon-Ra; Norman knights; theatre-goers; Dr. Syntax; Mr. Tarbot; Boss Tweed; Gibson girl

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One day recently I drove past a house in which I had lived when I was ten -- the site of my personal Ancient City where, years ago, I had built a metropolis along a dry gulch which edged the isolated dwelling in Redlands, California.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Steve Canyon

The Formative Years: 1896-1910 (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 16.25 pages (report information)

Script
Various
Pencils
Wilhelm Busch; Rudolph Dirks; James Swinnerton (as Jimmy Swinnerton); Frederick Burr Opper; R. F. Outcault; C. W. Kahles; Ed Carey; F. M. Howarth; A. E. Hayward; Lyonel Feininger; Bud Fisher; Al Smith; Winsor McCay; Billy Marriner; Various; Charles Schultze
Inks
Various
Letters
Various

Characters
Little Nemo; Princess; Impy; Dr. Pill; Captain; Mama; Hans; Fritz; Max; Moritz; Little Jimmy; Mr. Jack; Happy Hooligan; Alphonse; Gaston; Maud; Buster Brown; Tige; Poor Li'l Mose; Rarebit Fiend; John Bull; Uncle Sam; Gertie the Dinosaur; Billy Bounce; Hairbreadth Harry; Foxy Grandpa; Foolish Ferdinand; Slim Jim; Mr. Chawpman; Lulu; Leander; Wee Willie Winkie; Mutt; Jeff

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lee Falk
Pencils
Lee Falk
Inks
Lee Falk
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where do you get your ideas?
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mandrake the Magician; the Phantom; Hero (horse)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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Script
Victor T. Hamlin
Pencils
Victor T. Hamlin
Inks
Victor T. Hamlin
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know where Alley Opp came from, but I remember when and why.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Alley Oop

The Golden Age: 1910-1919 (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script
Various
Pencils
George Herriman; Harry Hershfield; Cliff Sterrett; George McManus; Rube Goldberg; Milt Gross; Fontaine Fox; Gene Byrnes; Billy DeBeck; Frank King; Dick Moores; Carl Ed; Sidney Smith; Gus Edson; Gene Carr; Walt McDougall; Harold A. McGill; Charles Payne; Various; Samuel Zagat; J. A. Boisvert; Fred Lesswell
Inks
Various
Letters
Various

Characters
Ignatz; Krazy Kat; Officer Pupp; Polly; Pa; Abie Kabibble; Desperate Desmond; Claude; Rosamund; widow; Gimple Beinish; Baron Bean; the Dingbat family; Maggie; Jiggs; Nora; Rosie; Rosie's beau; Mike; Ike; Boob McNutt; Margaret Truman; Jawaharlal Nehru; Esther Williams; Dave; Count Screwloose; Toonerville folks; Little Jimmy; Barney Google; Spark Plug; Walt Wallet; Skeezix; Snuffy Smith; Harold Teen; Andy Gump; Nippy; Pop; Lady Bountiful

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Johnny Hart
Pencils
Johnny Hart
Inks
Johnny Hart
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A little-known fact is that the 'comic strip' is one of three art forms that our infant nation has offered to the world.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
B. C.; the Wizard of Id

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Hershfield
Pencils
Harry Hershfield
Inks
Harry Hershfield
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A wonderful thing about living in the past is that you can't be dispossessed.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Abie Kabibble

Girls, Families, and Kids: 1920-1929 (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 19.25 pages (report information)

Script
Various
Pencils
Percy Crosby; Martin Branner; Walter Berndt; Frank Willard; Harold Gray; Russ Westover; Paul Robinson; Clare Victor Dwiggins (as Dwig); Wally Bishop; Darrell McClure; Tack Knight; Clare Briggs; Charles Voight (as Charles A. Voight); Paul Fung; Ernie Bushmiller; Charlie Plumb; Bill Conselman; J. P. McEvoy; John Striebel; Jimmy Murphy; Grace Drayton (as Grace G. Drayton); Nell Brinkley; Harold Tucker Webster (as H. T. Webster); Various; Edwinna Drum
Inks
Various
Letters
Various

Characters
Skippy; Amy; Mac; Tillie the Toiler; Babe Ruth (photo); Winnie Winkle; the Rinkydinks; Louie the Lawyer; Smitty; Moon Mullins; Uncle Willie; Kayo; Lord Plushbottom; Daddy Warbucks; Mrs. Warbucks; Sandy; Little Orphan Annie; Etta Kett; Muggs; Skeeter; Huck Finn; Tom Sawyer; Charles A. Lindbergh; Tippie; Little Annie Rooney; Mr. [Joe]; Mrs. [Vi]; Bertram; Dumb Dora; Fritzi Ritz; Phil; Ella Cinders; Gus; Gussie; Betty; Lester de Pester; Dixie Dugan; Dimples; Caspar Milquetoast

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alfred Andriola
Pencils
Alfred Andriola
Inks
Alfred Andriola
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...And on Sunday, there were the funnies in full color!
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Kerry Drake

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Schulz
Pencils
Charles Schulz
Inks
Charles Schulz
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One of the most remarkable qualities of comic art is its potential for flexibility.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Snoopy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Walker
Pencils
Mort Walker
Inks
Mort Walker
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My father liked to laugh, and my fondest childhood memory is of seeing him doubled up in his chair after reading Moon Mullins on a Sunday morning.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Captain Boner; Aarnie; Priscilla; Sarge Snorkel; Beatle Bailey

The Vintage Years: 1929-1939 (Table of Contents: 23)

text article / 16.63 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 33.37 pages (report information)

Script
Various
Pencils
Hal Foster; Roy Crane; Burne Hogarth; Ed Wheelan; Chic Young; Ham Fisher; Tony DiPreta; Sam Leff; Ray Gotto; John Cullen Murphy; Zack Mosley; Lyman Young; Leslie Turner; Chester Gould; Alex Raymond; Lank Leonard; Mark Hamlin (as Hamlin); Otto Soglow; J. Carver Pusey; Harry Hanan; Al Williamson; Dan Barry; John Prentice; Milton Caniff (as Milton Arthur Paul Caniff); Noel Sickles; George Wunder; Phil Davis; Ray Moore; Joe Shuster; Wilson McCoy; Al Capp; Fred Harman; Harry O'Neill; Bill Holman; Reamer Keller; George Swanson; Raeburn Van Buren; Pat Sullivan; Clifford McBride; Ralph Briggs Fuller (as Ralph Fuller); C. D. Russell; Ving Fuller; Rea Irvin; Pop Momand; Frank Miller; Dick Calkins; E. C. Segar; Carl Anderson; Mik; Gus Mager; Paul S. Newman; Various; Weare Holbrook
Inks
Various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tarzan; Buck Rogers; Wilma Deering; Franklin D. Roosevelt (photo); Wash Tubbs; Captain Easy; Prince Valiant; Popeye; Ham Gravy; Castor Oyl; Dagwood; Blondie; Joe Palooka; Curly Kayoe; Ozark Ike; Smilin' Jack; Tim Tyler; Buz Sawyer; Roscoe Sweeney; Dick Tracy; Tess Trueheart; Flyface; Flattop; Mrs. Pruneface; B. O. Plenty; Alley Oop; Dinny; the Little King; Henry; Ferd'nand; Benny; Louie; Flash Gordon; Dale Arden; Azura; Jungle Jim; Phil Corrigan; Rip Kirby; Terry Lee; Miss Lace; Steve Canyon; the Phantom; Mandrake the Magician; Batman; Robin; Superman; Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Evil-Eye Fleegle; Fearless Fosdick; J. Roaringham Fatback; Shmoos; Tobacco Rhoda; Moonbeam McSwine; Lonsesome Polecat; Marryin' Sam; Mammy Yokum; Pappy Yokum; Wolf Gal; Hairless Joe; Red Ryder; Little Beaver; Smokey Stover; Mr. Flop; Mrs. Flop; Nappoleon (dog); Felix the Cat; Pete the Tramp; Doc Syke; Hawkshaw the Detective; Tonto; the Lone Ranger

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young
Inks
Chic Young
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I get frightened when I think about it, but I've drawn a comic strip for the newspaper every day incluidng Sundays and holidays since 1921.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Blondie

A Cavalcade of Color (Table of Contents: 26)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
R. F. Outcault
Inks
R. F. Outcault
Letters
R. F. Outcault; typeset

Characters
The Yellow Kid

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The following thirty-two pages represent a cavalcade, in color, of seventy-five years of comic strip art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
R. F. Outcault; George Luks (as George B. Luks); James Swinnerton (as Jimmy Swinnerton); Rudolph Dirks; T. S. Sullivant; George McManus; Harold Knerr (as Harold H. Knerr); Billy DeBeck; Cliff Sterrett; Winsor McCay; Clare Briggs; Harold Tucker Webster (as H. T. Webster); Edgar Martin; Gene Ahern; Sidney Smith; Wood Cowan; Merrill Blosser; V. T. Hamlin; George Herriman; Ham Fisher; Milton Caniff; Dick Calkins; Chic Young; Alfred Andriola; Al Capp; Chester Gould; Lee Falk; Phil Davis; William Ritt; Clarence Gray; Harold Gray; Bud Fisher; Brant Parker; Johnny Hart; Charles Schulz; Frederick Burr Opper; Hal Foster; Various; Bray Johnson; Constance Johnson; William Stenigans
Pencils
R. F. Outcault; George Luks (as George B. Luks); James Swinnerton (as Jimmy Swinnerton); Rudolph Dirks; T. S. Sullivant; George McManus; Harold Knerr (as Harold H. Knerr); Billy DeBeck; Cliff Sterrett; Winsor McCay; Clare Briggs; Harold Tucker Webster (as H. T. Webster); Edgar Martin; Gene Ahern; Sidney Smith; Wood Cowan; Merrill Blosser; V. T. Hamlin; George Herriman; Ham Fisher; Milton Caniff; Dick Calkins; Chic Young; Alfred Andriola; Al Capp; Chester Gould; Lee Falk; Phil Davis; William Ritt; Clarence Gray; Harold Gray; Bud Fisher; Brant Parker; Johnny Hart; Charles Schulz; Frederick Burr Opper; Hal Foster; Various; Bray Johnson; Constance Johnson; William Stenigans
Inks
Various
Colors
Various
Letters
Various

Characters
The Yellow Kid; denizens of Hogan's Alley; Hans; Fritz; Mama; Captain; Buster Brown; Tige; Mary Jane; Little Johnny; Mr. Hubby; the Newlyweds; Maggie; Jiggs; Polly's Pa; Happy Hooligan; Spark Plug; Barney Google; Mr. [Joe]; Mrs. [Vi]; Little Nemo; Flip; Boots; Major Hoople; Andy Gump; Freckles; Joe Palooka; Knobby; Alley Oop; Foozy; Dinny; Krazy Kat; Mrs. Kwakk Wakk; Don Kiyoti; Mr. Sseeell; Kousin Katfish; Kousin Katbird; Ignatz; Officer Pupp; Caspar Milquetoast; Terry Lee; April Kane; Pat Ryan; Ardala; Killer Kane; Li'l Abner; Daisy Mae; Mammy Yokum; Blondie; Dagwood; Alexander; Charlie Chan; Dick Tracy; B-B Eyes; Mandrake the Magician; Lothar; Princess Narda; Brick Bradford; Little Orphan Annie; Sandy; Mutt; Cicero; Mrs. Mutt; Prince Valiant; Picts; King Id; Wizard of Id; Rodney; Troob; Duke; Snoopy; Linus; Lucy; Charlie Brown; Violet; Sally; Schroeder

Indexer Notes

Unnumbered section between page 160 and page 161.

"I like to compare doing each daily strip to producing a play." (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mell Lazarus
Pencils
Mell Lazarus
Inks
Mell Lazarus
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Francine; Ira; Momma

The Comics Go to War: 1940-1949 (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 7.33 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff; Hilda Terry; Gus Arriola; Ham Fisher; Frank Robbins; Charlie Plumb; Dave Breger; Dale Messick; Coulton Waugh; Bill Mauldin; Leonard Sansone; George Baker; Ernie Bushmiller; Alfred Andriola; Walt Kelly; Crockett Johnson; Ken Ernst; Marvin Bradley; Harold LeDoux; Harry Haenigsen; Bob Montana; Charles Kuhn; Jay Irving; Ed Dodd; Dale Conner; Bill Overgard; Various; Frank Edgington
Pencils
Milton Caniff; Hilda Terry; Gus Arriola; Ham Fisher; Frank Robbins; Charlie Plumb; Dave Breger; Dale Messick; Coulton Waugh; Bill Mauldin; Leonard Sansone; George Baker; Ernie Bushmiller; Alfred Andriola; Walt Kelly; Crockett Johnson; Ken Ernst; Marvin Bradley; Harold LeDoux; Harry Haenigsen; Bob Montana; Charles Kuhn; Jay Irving; Ed Dodd; Dale Conner; Bill Overgard; Various; Frank Edgington
Inks
Various
Letters
Various

Characters
Terry Lee; Rouge; Skeezix; Adenoid Hynkel (photo of Charlie Chaplin); Benzino Napaloni (photo of Jack Oakie); Teena; Gordo; Joe Palooka; Scorchy Smith; Ella Cinders; Private Breger; Brenda Starr; Willie; Joe; Hank; Miss Lace; the Wolf; Nancy; Sluggo; Sad Sack; Kerry Drake; Trimby; Johnny Hazard; Pogo; Churchy La Femme; Beauregard Bugleboy; Deacon Muskrat; Simple J. Malarky; P. T. Bridgeport; Barnaby; Mr. O'Malley; Mary Worth; Rex Morgan; June Gale; Steve Roper; Honeydoll; Judge Parker; Bill; Pop; Penny; Archie; Jughead; Veronica; Willie Doodle; Grandma; Mark Trail

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Leonard Starr
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In our home we took only one paper, the New York Daily News, all we could afford even at two cents daily and five cents Sunday, for this was the Depression.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mary Perkins

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Foster
Pencils
Hal Foster
Inks
Hal Foster
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Gilbert and Sullivan's Pinafore a bright lad becomes Ruler of the Queen's Navy through his efficiency in polishing up the handle of the big front door.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Prince Valiant

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The question of how anybody got into any line of work is always fascinatingly dull and the answers are even more vapid or, perhaps, mysterious.
Characters
Pogo

Sophistication and Realism: 1950-1970's (Table of Contents: 35)

text article / 23.25 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

comic story / 39.75 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Schulz; Mort Walker; Hank Ketcham; John Held (as John Held Jr.); Russell Patterson; Dick Cavalli; Bud Blake; Gus Edson; Marty Links; Frank Godwin; Neil O'Keeffe; Lee Holley; Sheldon Stark; Jerry Robinson; Tom Cooke; José Luis Salinas; Gordon Bess; Stan Lynde; Neal Adams; Ken Bald; Frank Giacoia; Jules Feiffer; Johnny Hart; Brant Parker; Howie Schneider; Ham Fisher; Leonard Starr; Chester Gould; Lank Leonard; Al Capp; Milton Caniff; George Sixta; Frank O'Neal; Frank Ridgeway; Ralston Jones; Jim Berry; Bill Yates; Howie Post; Bob Weber; Russell Myers; Garry Trudeau; Frank Baginski; Tom Batiuk; Dik Browne; William F. Brown; Mel Casson; Bob Thaves; Stan Drake; Alex Kotzky; Tad Dorgan; A. B. Frost; George Luks; Morrie Turner; Brumsic Brandon Jr.; Ted Shearer; Jim Lawrence; Jorge Longarón; J. Norman Lynd; W. E. Hill; Walt Scott; Clare Briggs; Harold Tucker Webster (as H. T. Webster); Denys Wortman; Gene Ahern; Robert Ripley; Jimmy Hatlo; Bob Dunn; E. Simms Campbell; George Lichty; George Clark; Mischa Richter; Bill Hoest; Irving Phillips; Ted Key; Bil Keane; Jack Tippit; Morrie Brickman; Ralph Dunagin; Ric Hugo; Al Jaffee; William de la Torre; Tom Browne; Louis Forton; Attilio Mussino; Sto (as Sergio Tofano); Remi Bianchi (as Remi); Arturo del Castillo; Pascal Girard (as Girard); Jean-Michel Charlier (as J. M. Charlier); Albert Uderzo; René Goscinny; Jean-Claude Forest; Ub Iwerks; Irwin Hasen; Philip Evans; Mell Lazarus; J. R. Williams; Brad Anderson; Reg Smythe; Bertie Brown; André Daix; Jørgen Mogensen; Cosper; Alain Saint-Ogan; Guido Crepax; various; E. Meiser; Art Sansome; Franklin Folger; Acquarone; Jean-Pierre Pinchon; Morris; Eka Nohazima
Pencils
Charles Schulz; Mort Walker; Hank Ketcham; John Held (as John Held Jr.); Russell Patterson; Dick Cavalli; Bud Blake; Gus Edson; Marty Links; Frank Godwin; Neil O'Keeffe; Lee Holley; Sheldon Stark; Jerry Robinson; Tom Cooke; José Luis Salinas; Gordon Bess; Stan Lynde; Neal Adams; Ken Bald; Frank Giacoia; Jules Feiffer; Johnny Hart; Brant Parker; Howie Schneider; Ham Fisher; Leonard Starr; Chester Gould; Lank Leonard; Al Capp; Milton Caniff; George Sixta; Frank O'Neal; Frank Ridgeway; Ralston Jones; Jim Berry; Bill Yates; Howie Post; Bob Weber; Russell Myers; Garry Trudeau; Frank Baginski; Tom Batiuk; Dik Browne; William F. Brown; Mel Casson; Bob Thaves; Stan Drake; Alex Kotzky; Tad Dorgan; A. B. Frost; George Luks; Morrie Turner; Brumsic Brandon Jr.; Ted Shearer; Jim Lawrence; Jorge Longarón; J. Norman Lynd; W. E. Hill; Walt Scott; Clare Briggs; Harold Tucker Webster (as H. T. Webster); Denys Wortman; Gene Ahern; Robert Ripley; Jimmy Hatlo; Bob Dunn; E. Simms Campbell; George Lichty; George Clark; Mischa Richter; Bill Hoest; Irving Phillips; Ted Key; Bil Keane; Jack Tippit; Morrie Brickman; Ralph Dunagin; Ric Hugo; Al Jaffee; William de la Torre; Tom Browne; Louis Forton; Attilio Mussino; Sto (as Sergio Tofano); Remi Bianchi (as Remi); Arturo del Castillo; Pascal Girard (as Girard); Jean-Michel Charlier (as J. M. Charlier); Albert Uderzo; René Goscinny; Jean-Claude Forest; Ub Iwerks; Irwin Hasen; Philip Evans; Mell Lazarus; J. R. Williams; Brad Anderson; Reg Smythe; Bertie Brown; André Daix; Jørgen Mogensen; Alain Saint-Ogan; Guido Crepax; various; E. Meiser; Art Sansome; Franklin Folger; Acquarone; Jean-Pierre Pinchon; Morris; Eka Nohazima
Inks
various
Letters
Various
Editing
Cosper

Epilogue (Table of Contents: 37)

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Script
Jerry Robinson
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

General Subject Index (Table of Contents: 39)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Index of Cartoonists and Other Artists (Table of Contents: 40)

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Letters
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Index of Cartoon Titles (Table of Contents: 41)

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Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["The Comics"]
  4. 3. ["For Gro, Kristin, and Jens"]
  5. 4. Acknowledgments
  6. 5. Contents
  7. 6. Preface
  8. 7. A New Art Form
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. ["One day recently I drove past a house in which I had lived when I was ten -- the site of my personal Ancient City where, years ago, I had built a metropolis along a dry gulch which edged the isolated dwelling in Redlands, California."]
  11. 10. The Formative Years: 1896-1910
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["Where do you get your ideas?"]
  14. 13. ["I don't know where Alley Opp came from, but I remember when and why."]
  15. 14. The Golden Age: 1910-1919
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. ["A little-known fact is that the 'comic strip' is one of three art forms that our infant nation has offered to the world."]
  18. 17. ["A wonderful thing about living in the past is that you can't be dispossessed."]
  19. 18. Girls, Families, and Kids: 1920-1929
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. ["...And on Sunday, there were the funnies in full color!"]
  22. 21. ["One of the most remarkable qualities of comic art is its potential for flexibility."]
  23. 22. ["My father liked to laugh, and my fondest childhood memory is of seeing him doubled up in his chair after reading Moon Mullins on a Sunday morning."]
  24. 23. The Vintage Years: 1929-1939
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. ["I get frightened when I think about it, but I've drawn a comic strip for the newspaper every day incluidng Sundays and holidays since 1921."]
  27. 26. A Cavalcade of Color
  28. 27. ["The following thirty-two pages represent a cavalcade, in color, of seventy-five years of comic strip art."]
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
  30. 29. "I like to compare doing each daily strip to producing a play."
  31. 30. The Comics Go to War: 1940-1949
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. ["In our home we took only one paper, the New York Daily News, all we could afford even at two cents daily and five cents Sunday, for this was the Depression."]
  34. 33. ["In Gilbert and Sullivan's Pinafore a bright lad becomes Ruler of the Queen's Navy through his efficiency in polishing up the handle of the big front door."]
  35. 34. ["The question of how anybody got into any line of work is always fascinatingly dull and the answers are even more vapid or, perhaps, mysterious."]
  36. 35. Sophistication and Realism: 1950-1970's
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. Epilogue
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. General Subject Index
  41. 40. Index of Cartoonists and Other Artists
  42. 41. Index of Cartoon Titles
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
  44. 43. ["The Comics"]
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