Item description for The Adventurous Decade: Comic Strips In The Thirties by Ron Goulart, Wei Song, Janet Chan, Fionn Murtagh, Catherine Pardoux, A. Peterson & Sylvia Yount...
Long out of print, The Adventurous Decade is now available again, covering the background and art of such strips as Buck Rogers, Flash Gordon, Tarzan, Scorchy Smith, Dick Tracy, Terry and the Pirates, Prince Valiant, The Phantom, Brick Bradford, The Spirit, and Don Winslow together with many seldom-discussed strips such as Bronc Peeler, Tex Throne, Roy Powers, Dan Dunn and Tailspin Tommy. While the text of the book, based on interviews with such comic strip luminaries as Noel Sickles, Milton Caniff, Roy Crane, Alfred Andriola, Dick Moore, Mel Graff, Leslie Turner and other improtant strip artists, remains unchanged (why change a classic?), the book has been totally redesigned in a 9 inch by 12 inch landscape format to showcase the fabulous artwork from these strips. The reprint is printed on deluxe heavy paper stock with all new illustrations, many taken from rarely seen original artwork.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 11.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 1.75 lbs.
Release Date Nov 10, 2005
Publisher Hermes Press
ISBN 1932563709 ISBN13 9781932563702
Availability 0 units.
More About Ron Goulart, Wei Song, Janet Chan, Fionn Murtagh, Catherine Pardoux, A. Peterson & Sylvia Yount
Ron Goulart is an award-winning mystery and science fiction writer who is also considered one of the leading experts on comics, both nationally and internationally. He has written numerous comics and published many books on the subject, including Great American Comic Books and Comic Book Culture. He lives in Connecticut with his wife.