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Comic books in '20th Century Genre Artists'

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Shameless Art HC (2010 Underwood Books) 1-1ST Shameless Art HC (2010 Underwood Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. "20th Century Genre and the Artists that Defined It!" Edited by Tim Underwood, Arnie Fenner, and Cathy Fenner. Unrepentant, unapologetic, unbridled and under-appreciated, genre art from the first half of the 20th-century reflected subconscious urges of a economically deprived and sexually depressed generation. Shameless explores the influential work of imaginative illustrators suh as Virgil Finlay, Hannes Bok, and Margaret Brundage who helped create the visual language for everything from today's comic books, magazine and television advertising. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 112 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Savage Art HC (2010 Underwood Books) 1-1ST Savage Art HC (2010 Underwood Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. "20th Century Genre and the Artists that Defined It!" Edited by Tim Underwood, Arnie Fenner, and Cathy Fenner. Uncensored genre art splashed on the covers of American newsstand pulp magazines in the 1930s and 40s frequently expressed male violence. Savage Art showcases this period illustration that prefigured and helped create the violent visual language in much of today's aboveground cinema, comic books, and video games. Featuring the original disturbing paintings by Walter Baumhofer, Rafael de Soto, Jerome Rozen and other pulp illustrators, this lavishly-produced full color collection documents Depression-era masculine aggression. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 112 pages, full color. Cover price $15.00.