Barnaby: Volume One Hc by Crockett JohnsonBarnaby: Volume One Hc by Crockett Johnson

Barnaby: Volume One Hc

byCrockett JohnsonEditorEric Reynolds, Phillip Nel

Hardcover | July 2, 2013

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Before authoring one of the most beloved children's book series of all time, cartoonist Crockett Johnson created the comic strip Barnaby for over ten years (1942 to 1952). It never won a broad following, but it was and is a critical favorite. Barnaby revolved around a precocious five-year-old named Barnaby Baxter and his fairy godfather Jackeen J. O'Malley. Yet O'Malley, a cigar-chomping, bumbling con-artist and fast-talker, was not your typical protector. His grasp of magic was specious at best, limited to occasional flashes, and often aided and abetted by his fellow members in The Elves, Leprechauns, Gnomes, and Little Men's Chowder & Marching Society. This five-volume Barnaby series will collect the entirety of the original newspaper strips from 1942-1952. Barnaby Vol. 1 will collect all the strips from 1942 and 1943.

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Crockett Johnson, pen name for David Johnson Leisk, was born October, 20, 1906 in New York City. He studied art at Cooper Union in 1924 and New York University in 1925. He wrote political cartoons for the New Masses from 1940-1943. In 1942, his popular character Barnaby first appeared in the newspaper, PM, and was later syndicated into...
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Title:Barnaby: Volume One HcFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 10.7 × 6.7 × 1.2 inPublished:July 2, 2013Publisher:Fantagraphics BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1606995227

ISBN - 13:9781606995228

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