Skippy Volume 2: Complete Dailies 1928-1930 by Percy CrosbySkippy Volume 2: Complete Dailies 1928-1930 by Percy Crosby

Skippy Volume 2: Complete Dailies 1928-1930

byPercy CrosbyContribution byPercy Crosby

Hardcover | September 17, 2013

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Continuing the first-ever series to reprint the legendary comic strip that paved the way for Charles Schulz's Peanuts and Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes, Volume Two contains all daily comics from 1928 through 1930. The introduction details Crosby's life during Skippy's transition from Life magazine to the newspaper page and those first years of the strip's wild success.

Co-edited by Jared Gardner and Dean Mullaney, designed by Lorraine Turner, and illustrated with many photographs and rare artwork from the collection of the cartoonist's daughter, Joan Crosby Tibbetts, and Skippy, Inc.
Percy Leo Crosby (1891-1964) created several comic strips before hitting gold with Skippy. These early efforts included in 1916, That Rookie from the Thirteenth Squad(which he produced from France while in the army during the first World War), and the single panel Always Belittlin'(which later morphed into a topper to the Skippy Sunday...
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Title:Skippy Volume 2: Complete Dailies 1928-1930Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 8.88 × 9.88 × 1.36 inPublished:September 17, 2013Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:161377589X

ISBN - 13:9781613775899

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"Percy Crosby’s Skippy might well be the great forgotten comic strip of the 20th century."—Chris Mautner, CBR

"Cartoonist Percy Crosby has long been acknowledged as one of the great early cartoonists, both for his precision draftsmanship and as the first cartoonist to place philosophical ideas into the mouths of children."—The Comics Journal