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Peanuts, Pogo, and Hobbes : a newspaper editor's journey through the world of comics

Author: George Lockwood; Jim Borgman
Publisher: Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this memoir, Lockwood draws upon his forty years in the newspaper industry as a reporter and editor, offering a unique glimpse into the world of newspaper cartoon strips. He details the production and promotion of countless comic strips, while also providing his own assessments of the most iconic cartoonists of the last half-century. The book is filled with fascinating anecdotes about his relationships with some  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: George Lockwood
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Lockwood; Jim Borgman
ISBN: 9780815610052 081561005X
OCLC Number: 813949559
Description: xvi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A child of the Depression --
Gould's gallery of goons --
"Rembrandt of the comic strip" --
Satire: Capp's calling card --
Witch hunting in the '50s --
A brief life for a funny feature --
A conversation with Charles Schulz --
The reign of Calvin and Hobbes --
Speaking to an irreverent generation --
Walt Kelly meets the preacher --
The dragon lady: sex in the funnies --
Steve Canyon and the copperhead --
Miss Lace: what a strip that was! --
Bill Mauldin's Willie and Joe --
Dick Tracy: "the indestructible man" --
Furor over a gay teenager --
Krazy Kat: an inkpot wonder --
Picking comic strips: skill or luck? --
The ten best books on the comics --
Promoting the funnies --
Afterword: kitchen in the underground.
Responsibility: George Lockwood ; with a foreword by Jim Borgman.

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George Lockwood spent 30 years working for the Milwaukee Journal where he became the managing editor for features. Written from thie inside perspective of a newspaper editor and with the nostalgic  Read more...

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