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Dinomania : the lost art of Winsor McCay, the secret origins of King Kong, and the urge to destroy New York

Author: Ulrich Merkl; Winsor McCay
Publisher: Seattle : Fantagraphics Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Fantagraphics Books edition
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: Winsor McCay; Winsor McCay
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ulrich Merkl; Winsor McCay
ISBN: 1606998404 9781606998403
OCLC Number: 892878948
Notes: "December 2015"--Verso of title page.
Description: 295 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 41 cm
Contents: Who is Winsor McCay? --
The greatest comic never made, or cartoon archaeology : the discovery and reconstruction of Winsor McCay's Dino strip --
"Bob McCay" : the misleading credit --
Putting the bones back together : an attempt at reconstructing a cartoon dinosaur --
Can an extinct animal be analyzed to death? : honing [sic] in on Dino from all sides --
"There is almost no end to what an artist might do with such an idea" : Winsor McCay, the evolution of dinomania, and the origin of a movie species --
The monster talent --
Little big man --
From Slumberland to Skull Island, or a cartoonist goes ape : Winsor McCay and the iconography of King Kong --
"God help me from smog, automobiles, and television!" or cartooning in the age of technological progress : the "lost world" of Winsor McCay --
"The irresistible urge to destroy New York," or cartooning as self-medication : Winsor McCay foreshadows 9/11 --
A selection of the earliest and most important dinosaur and giant-monster movies --
The incredible men behind King Kong.
Responsibility: Ulrich Merkl.

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