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The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics

Author: Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1977]
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Examples from the Yellow Kid of 1896 to Peanuts, B.C., and Doonesbury.
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Smithsonian Institution.
Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [1977]
(OCoLC)643759782
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams; Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN: 0874741726 9780874741728 087474167X 9780874741674 0810916126 9780810916128 0810920816 9780810920811
OCLC Number: 3001097
Description: 336 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 36 cm
Contents: Struwwelpeter, Pagliacci, and Puss and Boots : folklore figures in the early Sunday comic strip, 1896-1916 --
Mr. Caudle, Sherlock Holmes, and the Artless dodger / popular images in the early daily comic strip, 1907-1925 --
Old cunning stagers : Long-lived stars of the comic strip's second two decades, 1916-1936 --
Sunny Toonerville and the darkling world : anecdote and narrative in the daily comic strip, 1917-1933 --
Popeye, the Skipper, and the abyss of space and time : anecdote and narrative in the Sunday comic strip, 1930-1941 --
Shadow shapes in moving rows : extended narrative in the daily and Sunday comic strip, 1928-1943 --
Cats, dogs, possums, counts, and others : a comics miscellany, 1928-1950 --
Little people, wise guys, and witches : the return of the funnies.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Blackbeard and Martin Williams ; foreword by John Canaday.

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Examples from the Yellow Kid of 1896 to Peanuts, B.C., and Doonesbury.

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