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A history of underground comics

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Published by Straight Arrow Books, distributed by Quick Fox Inc. in San Francisco, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Underground comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.,
    • Underground comic books, strips, etc. -- Religious aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [318]-319.

      Statementby Mark James Estren.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN6725 .E8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5441046M
      ISBN 100879320753
      LC Control Number73090732


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The history of the funnies in America. The New York World, owned by Joseph Pulitzer, begins publishing a series of comics by Richard Outcault taking place in Hogan's Alley, and featuring a boy in a yellow nightshirt who becomes known as "The Yellow Kid." The Yellow Kid becomes very popular in New York City, and, inWilliam Hearst's New York Journal hires Oucault to draw the cartoon.

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