Comics Ad Men

Comics Ad Men

by Steven Brower


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A collection of famous cartoonists applying their talents to the advertising world.

Comics and modern American advertising exploded into the public conscious at much the same time in the early 20thcentury. Long unseen and collected now for the first time: the gorgeous, funny, attention-grabbing comics, cartoons and illustrations from the OTHER career of comics creators Jack Davis (Mad), Al Capp (Li’l Abner) John Romita (Spider-Man), Mort Meskin (Sheena), Ross Andru (Spider-Man), Sheldon Moldoff (Batman), Neal Adams (X-Men), Noel Sickles (Scorchy Smith), Stan Drake (Blondie), Joe Simon, (Captain America), Basil Wolverton (Mad), Dik Browne (Hagar the Horrible), Clifford McBride (Napoleon), Hank Ketcham (Dennis the Menace), Lou Fine (The Spirit), Dan Clowes (Ghost World) and many more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683963073
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Publication date: 01/28/2020
Series: Fantagraphics Underground Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Steven Brower is an award-winning former Creative Director for Print, a former art director at the New York Times and The Nation, co-author and designer of Woody Guthrie Artworks (Rizzoli, 2005), and author of Satchmo: The Wonderful Art and World of Louis Armstrong (Abrams, 2009). He is on the faculty of Kean University in Union, NJ, Marywood University in Scranton, PA, and The School of Visual Arts in New York City.

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