Walt and Skeezix, Vol. 7

[ KINDLE ] ❄ Walt and Skeezix, Vol. 7  Author Frank  King – Jackkellyfilm.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Walt and Skeezix, Vol. 7
  • Frank King
  • 07 April 2019
  • 9781770463462

About the Author: Frank King

One of the pioneering giants of American comic strips, Frank King was born in Cashton, Wisconsin in 1883 He joined the staff of the Chicago Tribune in 1909, a newspaper which was known for aggressively developing comics to build circulation Almost from the start of his career, King s cartoons were frequently featured on the front page of the Tribune After creating a string of minor hits, he mad

Walt and Skeezix, Vol. 7 The New Volume Of The Eisner Nominated Series, Designed And Edited By Chris WareThis New Volume, Walt And Skeezix 1933 1934, Opens Amid Tough Times, As The Depression Grinds Into Its Fourth Year Against This Setting, A Con Artist Sets Up A Storefront In Town For Continental Corncob, A Fictitious Company Established To Dupe Would Be Investors Somehow Walt Wallet And The Gasoline Alley Gang Are Roped Into The Scheme, With The Promise That They Could Earn Steep Returns If They Purchase Shares In The Allegedly Thriving Company.The Lean Economic Climate Motivates Young Skeezix And His Friends To Find Inventive Ways To Earn Money, Although Not Always With The Intended Results For Their First Project, They Create A Local Newspaper For The Neighborhood Kids But Are Forced To Shut Down After The Corner Printshop Burns Down Later, They Start An After School Delivery Service On Roller Skates, But The New Business Folds After A Rival Undercuts Their Prices With A Cheaper Alternative.Frank King Was One Of The Pioneering Masters Of Cartooning, And This Ongoing Series Serves As A Fascinating Historical Document Of Early To Mid Twentieth Century American Life Edited And Designed By Chris Ware Building Stories, Monograph And Featuring An Introduction By The Comics Historian Jeet Heer The New Republic , This New Volume Also Includes Never Before Seen Photographs And Rare Archival Documents From The Private Collection Of The King Family.

13 thoughts on “Walt and Skeezix, Vol. 7

  1. says:

    Another extremely enjoyable reading As years go by, the characters grow old as surroundings and the story focus change Skeezix is now a teenager and most of the stories are about him and his friends Walt...

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