Skippy Volume 3: Complete Dailies 1931-1933 by Percy CrosbySkippy Volume 3: Complete Dailies 1931-1933 by Percy Crosby

Skippy Volume 3: Complete Dailies 1931-1933

byPercy CrosbyContribution byPercy Crosby

Hardcover | October 28, 2014

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Skippy fever crests in 1931, with the release of the Oscar-winning movie, and Percy Crosby has his biggest audience yet for his ongoing daily strip, at precisely the moment he was committing himself to bringing his creative and political work together. Skippy suddenly was everywhere and Crosby was determined to use his visibility and influence as one of the most successful cartoonists of his generation to transform a society in the grips of a deepening Depression and the late years of the failed policy of Prohibition. Like his beloved Skippy, Crosby had yet to back down from a fight, no matter how daunting the opposition. 

This volume, reprinting all the dailies from 1931-1933, brings us to some of Percy Crosby's most inspired strips of Skippy's long run. Bonus material includes many photographs and rare artwork from the collection of the cartoonist's daughter, Joan Crosby Tibbetts.
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 3: Complete Dailies 1931-1933Format:HardcoverDimensions:340 pages, 9.81 × 8.81 × 1.38 inPublished:October 28, 2014Publisher:IDW PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631400207

ISBN - 13:9781631400209

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“"One of the great, lost classics of the newspaper age. The best. Simply the best." —New York Times

"A scintillating collection of the greatest children's comic strip ever." —The Washington Post