Cartoon Monarch: Otto Soglow And The Little King by Otto SoglowCartoon Monarch: Otto Soglow And The Little King by Otto Soglow

Cartoon Monarch: Otto Soglow And The Little King

byOtto SoglowEditorDean MullaneyContribution byOtto Soglow

Hardcover | April 3, 2012

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A Big Book for a Little King! A long-overdue examination of the unique pantomime cartoons of Otto Soglow, who entertained millions for more than fifty years and whose influence remains current in the works of Chris Ware, Daniel Clowes, Ivan Brunetti, and others, this compendium features hundreds of pages of Soglow's most famous creation, The Little King — plus copious examples of his other work and a fascinating account by Jared Gardner of Soglow's long career that ranged from the socialist magazines of the 1920s to his long association with The New Yorker, which continues to use Soglow's art thirty-five years after his death.
Otto Soglow (1900-1975) was born in the Yorkville section of New York City, studied with John Sloane at the Art Students League, and sold his first drawings to pulp magazines. In the late 1920s, his social-realist drawings were appearing in such radical publications as The New Masses and The Liberator, as well as the mainstream Life an...
Title:Cartoon Monarch: Otto Soglow And The Little KingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9.75 × 7.91 × 1.5 inPublished:April 3, 2012Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1613771487

ISBN - 13:9781613771488

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Editorial Reviews

"An impressive examination...of this simple yet brilliant comic strip." –Michael Taube, The Washington Post