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Material Type: Book
Collection: Comics
Call Number: US YAANTHOL SPI2009
Title: The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics
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Personal name: Spiegelman, Art & Mouly, Francoise & Scieszka, Jon
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000771 checked in 2018-05-08 00:21:44

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Topical term or geographic name as entry element: Young Adult Anthology
International Standard Book Number: 9780810957305
Name of publisher, distributor, etc.: Abrams ComicArts
Date of publication, distribution, etc.: 2009
Summary, etc. note: The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics is an unprecedented collection of the greatest comics for children, artfully compiled by two of the best-known creators in publishing and the field of comics--Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly. This treasury created for young readers focuses on comic books, not strips, and contains humorous stories that range from a single-page to eight or even twenty-two pages, each complete and self-contained. The comics have been culled from the Golden Age of comic books, roughly the 1940s through the early 1960s, and feature the best examples of works by such renowned artists and writers as Carl Barks, John Stanley, Sheldon Mayer, Walt Kelly, Basil Wolverton, and George Carlson, among many, many others. Organizing the book into five categories (Hey, Kids!; Funny Animals; Fantasyland; Story Time!; and Wacky & Weird), Spiegelman and Mouly use their expertise in the area of comics to frame each category with an introductory essay, and provide brief biographies of the artists. The TOON Treasury of Classic Children's Comics is essential reading for kids of all ages.
Expansion of summary note: classic children's comics, humor, kids comics, classic comics, YA, Young Adult, Uncle Scrooge, Little Archie, Little Lulu, Dennis the Menace, Burp the Twerp, 1930s-1960s, John Stanley, Walt Kelly, Tubby, Pogo, Supermouse, Captain Marvel, Pie-Face Prince of Old Pretzelberg, adventure, anthology
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