|CHAPTER ONE The Aesthetics of the Comics
A Preamble through History and Form||3|
|CHAPTER TWO Somnambulist of a Vanished Dream
Winsor McCay's Exploration of the Medium's Potential||21|
|CHAPTER THREE Establishing the Daily Comic Strip
The Thematic Choruses of Bud Fisher and George McManus||35|
|CHAPTER FOUR Continuity and Syndication
The Popularity and Proliferation of Comic Strips||60|
|CHAPTER FIVE A Flourish of Trumpets
Roy Crane and the Adventure Strip||70|
|CHAPTER SIX The Captain and the Comics
How a Noncartoonist Shaped the Medium||92|
|CHAPTER SEVEN Exoticism Made Real
The Advent of Illustrators||116|
|CHAPTER EIGHT Redefining the Art
Milton Caniff and Terry and the Dragon Lady||138|
|CHAPTER NINE What This Country Needed Was a Good Segar
Popeye and the Great Depression||159|
|CHAPTER TEN Peddlers and Poets
The Lyric Clowns Who Captivated the Intelligentsia||171|
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Book title: The Art of the Funnies:An Aesthetic History.
Contributors: Robert C. Harvey - Author.
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi.
Place of publication: Jackson, MS.
Publication year: 1994.
Page number: v.
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