Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 1 by Chester GouldComplete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 1 by Chester Gould

Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 1

byChester GouldEditorMax Allan CollinsContribution byChester Gould

Hardcover | January 3, 2012

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Presenting a deluxe hardcover collection of Chester Gould's timeless comic strip, Dick Tracy. The first volume of this multi-year project will include the five sample strips that Gould used to sell his groundbreaking strip, as well as nearly 500 comic strips encompassing the series' beginning, from October 1931-May 1933. Among these strips are the first appearance of many long-time Dick Tracy characters, such as Tess Truehart, Junior and Chief Brandon. This special first volume features an overview and introduction from Consulting Editor and writer Max Allan Collins, as well as a never-before-published interview between Collins and creator Chester Gould. Each volume will feature book design from award-winning designer/artist Ashley Wood. -The Library of American Comics is the world's #1 publisher of classic newspaper comic strips, with 14 Eisner Award nominations and three wins for best book.
Chester Gould (1900–1985) was born in Pawnee, Oklahoma, the son of a newspaperman and grandson of a circuit-riding preacher. He attended Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State University) before transferring to Northwestern University in Chicago, from which he graduated in 1923. He produced the minor comic strips Fillum Fables and The Radio ...
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Title:Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 1Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.81 × 7.31 × 1.31 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1600100368

ISBN - 13:9781600100369

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