TITLE

Commix: An Idiosyncratic Historical and Aesthetic Overview

AUTHOR(S)
Spiegelman, Art
PUB. DATE
November 1988
SOURCE
Print;Nov/Dec88, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the history of comics. It states that the patron saint of comics is Swiss educator and author Rodolphe Topffer, who invented the first real comic strips. One of the earliest and famous comic feature is "The Yellow Kid," by Richard Outcalt. "The Yellow Kid" depicted the cheerful mayhem of street urchins in Hogan's Alley, a city slum.
ACCESSION #
33534948

 

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