(1987)

Eclipse, 1987 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
9.95 USD; 14.00 CAD
Pages
108
On-sale Date
1987
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eclipse Books
Brand
Eclipse Books
ISBN
0-913035-25-4 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Shel Dorf
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
11" x 8.5"
Binding
perfect bound; trade paperback

Issue Notes

Cover title has stars between all the letters in "America".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember the day your grandmother showed you, for the first time, the sword your grandfather used in the Civil War....?
Genre
advocacy; domestic
Characters
Boy; grandmother
Keywords
Americana; anti-war; Civil War; grandmother

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Milton Caniff's America: Reflections of a Drawingboard Patriot

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Shel Dorf (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Since 1975 I have lettered-out Milton Caniff's Christmas day strips.
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Introduction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
James Stewart [Jimmy Stewart] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The newspaper cartoonist is not unlike an actor, giving life to his characters both in word and illustration.
Genre
non-fiction

Tribute (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Catherine Yronwode (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Early Work

Early Work (Table of Contents: 8)

cartoon / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Milton Caniff; Bolsheviks; students; soldiers; Christopher Columbus; Uncle Sam; Al Smith [Alfred E. Smith]; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Melvin A. Trayler; Joseph T. Robinson; Albert C. Ritchie; John N. Garner [John Nance Garner]; George White; Robert J. Bulkley

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

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?; Frank Engli

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hymn of Hope
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Dr. Ping; Colonel Corkin; veteran; wife; baby; Bud; Barbara; Dickie Dare; Mary; Joseph; baby Jesus
Keywords
Christmas; holiday

Drawingboard Patriot (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 3.33 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Jenson (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Steve Canyon Christmas Strips
Keywords
Christmas; holiday

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

Steve Canyon / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?; Shel Dorf

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sometimes it's hard to remember how tall he was... or how much he weighed.
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Soldiers; sailors; veterans; wives; war widows; Bob Hope; Steve Canyon; Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]; German officer; Napoleon Bonaparte

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Public Service Drawings

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you're going to China, Private Jones!
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Chinese soldier; American soldiers; General Joseph W. Stilwell, Jr. ["Vinegar Joe" Stilwell]; General Clair L. Chennault; civilians; Uncle Sam; Steve Canyon; Good Willie (promotional character); Civil Air Patrol members; high school students; Revolutionary patriots; town crier; pioneer newspapermen; Ronald Reagan
Keywords
China; Second World War; World War 2; World War II; World War Two

Indexer Notes

Cartoons and illustrations for various public service promotions

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Boy Scouts
Characters
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]

The Making of an Eagle (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Eagle Scout; military personnel
Keywords
Boy Scouts

Flag Plaza (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Shel Dorf ?
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
Boy Scouts

You Are the Flag (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Young man

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is Patriotism? -- a Sequence from Steve Canyon

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

Steve Canyon / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Steve returns to the United States
Genre
advocacy; military
Characters
Steve Canyon; General Camphill; college students; Adolf Hitler; Uncle Sam
Synopsis
Steve is required to give a lecture on patriotism to a skeptical university group. He surprises them with a "warts and all" rumination, and wins provisional acceptance.
Keywords
Air Force; Maumee University; patriotism

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alma Mater
Characters
Crusaders

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

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rush
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Students at Ohio State; Sigma Chi fraternity brothers
Keywords
College; fraternity; Ohio State University; Sigma Chi

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honoring the Air Force
Characters
Steve Canyon

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

cartoon / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, sport, the 65th needs an insigne!
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Lieutenant P. G. Cochron; Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]; Steve Canyon; U.S. Air Force personnel; Royal Canadian Air Force personnel; General Claire Chennault; Charles Franklin Kettering; Howard Robard Hughes [Howard Hughes]; Richard Evelyn Byrd [Admiral Byrd]; Reuben Hollis Fleet [Reuben Fleet]; Harry Frank Guggenheim; Clyde Vernon Cessna; Frank Borman; Edward Vernon Rickenbacker [Eddie Rickenbacker]; Amelia Earhart Putnam; William Edward Boeing; T. Claude Ryan; William Mitchell [Billy Mitchell]; Curtis Emerson LeMay; Anne Morrow Lindberg; Charles Edward Yeager [Chuck Yeager]; Neil Alden Armstrong [Neil Armstrong]
Keywords
Air Force

A Salute to Departed Friends (Table of Contents: 25)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

cartoon / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's all this?
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]; Pat Ryan; Terry Lee; Connie; Clinton D. Vincent [Casey Vincent]; Frank Engli; Wilbur Wright; Orville Wright; Phil Cochran; Charles Joseph Russhon [Charlie Vanilla]; Fred Waring; Martha K. Schauer

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Armed Forces Day Strips

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

Steve Canyon / cartoon / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?; Frank Engli

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why did you sleep so well last night, citizen?
Genre
advocacy; military
Characters
U.S. military personnel; U.S. civilians; Feeta; Cheetah; Steve Canyon
Keywords
Air Force; army; Coast Guard; Marine Corps; marines; navy

Index (Table of Contents: 29)

credits, title page / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Proclamation: Milton Caniff Day (Table of Contents: 30)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Mayor Betty Bishop] (signed)
Letters
?; typeset

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

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

Script
Shel Dorf [as S. D.] (signed)
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]

Indexer Notes

Acknowledgments, dedication, May 1987 photo

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Gay Thirties / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My gosh! They ain't even mad at each other!
Genre
humor
Characters
Union veteran; Confederate veteran; small boys
Keywords
Inside back cover

When in the Course of Human Events.... (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Pencils
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Inks
Milton Caniff [Milt Caniff]
Colors
?
Letters
Frank Engli ?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Patriots; tories; politicians; Founding Fathers
Keywords
Declaration of Independence
Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Remember the day your grandmother showed you, for the first time, the sword your grandfather used in the Civil War....?"]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. ["Milton Caniff's America: Reflections of a Drawingboard Patriot"]
  5. 4. ["Since 1975 I have lettered-out Milton Caniff's Christmas day strips."]
  6. 5. ["The newspaper cartoonist is not unlike an actor, giving life to his characters both in word and illustration."]
  7. 6. Tribute
  8. 7. ["Early Work"]
  9. 8. Early Work
  10. 9. ["Hymn of Hope"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  11. 10. Drawingboard Patriot
  12. 11. ["The Steve Canyon Christmas Strips"]
  13. 12. ["Sometimes it's hard to remember how tall he was... or how much he weighed."]
    Steve Canyon
  14. 13. ["Public Service Drawings"]
  15. 14. ["So you're going to China, Private Jones!"]
  16. 15. ["The Boy Scouts"]
  17. 16. The Making of an Eagle
  18. 17. Flag Plaza
  19. 18. You Are the Flag
  20. 19. ["What is Patriotism? -- a Sequence from Steve Canyon"]
  21. 20. ["Steve returns to the United States"]
    Steve Canyon
  22. 21. ["Alma Mater"]
  23. 22. ["Rush"]
  24. 23. ["Honoring the Air Force"]
  25. 24. ["Look, sport, the 65th needs an insigne!"]
  26. 25. A Salute to Departed Friends
  27. 26. ["What's all this?"]
  28. 27. ["Armed Forces Day Strips"]
  29. 28. ["Why did you sleep so well last night, citizen?"]
    Steve Canyon
  30. 29. Index
  31. 30. Proclamation: Milton Caniff Day
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
  34. 33. ["My gosh! They ain't even mad at each other!"]
    The Gay Thirties
  35. 34. When in the Course of Human Events....
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