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Matt Baker : the art of glamour

Author: Jim Amash; Eric Nolen-Weathington; Matt Baker
Publisher: Raleigh, N.C. : TwoMorrows Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Presents an impressive career cut tragically short, featuring a wealth of essays, interviews with Baker's friends, family, and co-workers, a complete checklist of his work, and a treasure trove of his finest artwork, including several complete stories"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Graphic novels
Bibliography
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Matt Baker; Matt Baker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Amash; Eric Nolen-Weathington; Matt Baker
ISBN: 9781605490328 1605490326
OCLC Number: 697261987
Description: 190 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Meet Matt Baker: Baker of cheesecake / Alberto Becattini ; The mystery of Ace Baker / Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. ; The Matt Baker checklist / Alberto Becattini and Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr. --
Family: The talent runs deep / Jim Amash ; Further ruminations / Joanna van Ritbergen --
. pt. 3. Friends and colleagues: A great friendship / Shaun Clancy ; The best man for the job / Shaun Clancy with Dan O' Brien ; --on Matt Baker / JimAmash --
pt. 4. Comics: The vortex of scoundrels and scandal ; The soda mint killer ; Sky girl ; Canteen Kate ; The old ball game ; Kayo Kirby ; Tiger girl / Matt Baker.
Other Titles: Art of glamour
Responsibility: edited by Jim Amash and Eric Nolen-Weathington ; text [and interviews] by Jim Amash [and others].

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In the early 1940s, Matt Baker became of one the earliest African-American comic book artists. This title features a wealth of essays, interviews with Baker's friends, family, and co-workers, and a  Read more...

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