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Society is Nix: Gleeful Anarchy at the Dawn of the American Comic Strip 1895-1915 HC (2013 Sunday Press) comic books

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    Society is Nix: Gleeful Anarchy at the Dawn of the American Comic Strip 1895-1915 HC (2013 Sunday Press) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Peter Maresca. Cover by James Swinnerton. From The Yellow Kid to the Captain and the Kids, these are the origins of the American comic strip, created at a time when there were no set styles or formats, when artistic anarchy helped spawn a new medium. This books features the earliest offerings (1895 to 1915) from the famous and lesser-known cartoonists who where there when comics were born; over 150 creations from more then 50 superb artists, most reprinted for the first time ever. And all in the original broadsheet size and brilliant colors. NOTE: Some content may be considered racially offensive, but is included in this book as an essential part of comics history. Hardcover, 15-in. x 22-in., 152 pages, full color. Cover price $125.00.