Masters of American Comics
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  • Nov 14, 2005
    328 p., 9 x 12 1/2
    283 color illus.
    ISBN: 9780300113174
  • Cloth: $48.00 sc
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Published in association with the Hammer Museum and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Masters of American Comics

  • Edited by John Carlin, Paul Karasik, and Brian Walker

Table of Contents

Directorís Foreword

Lenders to the Exhibition
Masters of American Comics: An Art History of Twentieth-Century American Comic Strips and Books   John Carlin
Winsor McCay  The Masterís Hand   Tom De Haven
Lyonel Feininger  Lightning at the Crossroads   Brian Walker
George Herriman  Blues for Krazy Kut   Stanley Crounch
E.C. Segar  Segarís Popeye   Jules Feiffer
Frank King  Walt Wallet Lives!   Karal Ann Marling
Chester Gould  Villainy   Robert Storr
Milton Caniff  Pete Hamill
Charles M. Schulz  Patrick McDonnell
Will Eisner  Eisner by Pettibon   Raymond Pettibon
Jack Kirby  Lo, From the Demon Shall Come Ė the Public Dreamer!
Glen David Gold
Harvey Kurtzman  Harvey Kurtzmanís Hysterical Materialism  
J. Hoberman
R. Crumb  Itís Only Lines on Paper   Francoise Mouly
Art Speigelman  Breakdownable   Jonathan Safran Foer
Gary Panter  Genius and Pal   Matt Groening
Chris Ware  Dave Eggers
Selected Bibliography
Reproduction Credits