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PERCY CROSBY'S SKIPPY Daily Comics 1931-1933

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PERCY CROSBY'S SKIPPY Daily Comics 1931-1933

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Special Order- takes 3-4 weeks! Edited by Jared Gardner and Dean Mullaney. Skippy fever crests in 1931, with the release of the Oscar-winning movie, and Percy Crosby has his biggest audience yet for his ongoing daily strip, at precisely the moment he was committing himself to bringing his creative and political work together. Skippy suddenly was everywhere and Crosby was determined to use his visibility and influence as one of the most successful cartoonists of his generation to transform a society in the grips of a deepening Depression and the late years of the failed policy of Prohibition. Like his beloved Skippy, Crosby had yet to back down from a fight, no matter how daunting the opposition.

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Skippy fever crests in 1931, with the release of the Oscar-winning movie, and Percy Crosby has his biggest audience yet for his ongoing daily strip, at precisely the moment he was committing himself to bringing his creative and political work together. Skippy suddenly was everywhere and Crosby was determined to use his visibility and influence as one of the most successful cartoonists of his generation to transform a society in the grips of a deepening Depression and the late years of the failed policy of Prohibition. Like his beloved Skippy, Crosby had yet to back down from a fight, no matter how daunting the opposition. 

This volume, reprinting all the dailies from 1931-1933, brings us to some of Percy Crosby's most inspired strips of Skippy's long run. Bonus material includes many photographs and rare artwork from the collection of the cartoonist's daughter, Joan Crosby Tibbetts.

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Item Code SK03H
Publisher IDW
Publish Date 2014
ISBN 9781631400209
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 10x9
# Pages 340pg
Color Partial Color
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