Doug Wright's Nipper: Book Design by Seth by Doug WrightDoug Wright's Nipper: Book Design by Seth by Doug Wright

Doug Wright's Nipper: Book Design by Seth

byDoug WrightContribution byBrad SethIntroduction byBrad Mackay

Paperback | September 28, 2010

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Last year's debut of THE COLLECTED DOUG WRIGHT: CANADA'S MASTER CARTOONIST introduced the world to the charms of Canada's mischievous little kid, Nipper, who appeared in newspapers across the country in the mid 20th century. NIPPER 1963-64 is the first in a series of paperback annuals that will collect two years worth of Doug Wright's ingenious and enduring comic strip. This volume covers a peak period in Wright's four-decade career as he comes into his own as an iconic cartoonist capable of documenting middle-class suburban existence in all its minute joys and indignities. Packed with period details and loaded with charm, these collections of sublime wordless strips will feature designs by acclaimed cartoonist Seth and a brief introduction by journalist Brad Mackay.
DOUG WRIGHT (1917-1983) was a Canadian cartoonist, whose weekly comic strip DOUG WRIGHT'S FAMILY, a.k.a. NIPPER, ran for more than 35 years in magazines and newspapers across Canada and the U.S. SETH is the cartoonist of such graphic novels as GEORGE SPROTT, IT'S A GOOD LIFE, IF YOU DON'T WEAKEN, and WIMBLEDON GREEN. He is the designer...
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Title:Doug Wright's Nipper: Book Design by SethFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 7.1 × 7.9 × 0.39 inPublished:September 28, 2010Publisher:Drawn & QuarterlyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770460195

ISBN - 13:9781770460195

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There is a realism about Wright's strips that is far superior to many of the efforts created in his day.