Comics Since 1945

The Comics

Since 1945


Price: $29.95

  • Publication Date: September 1, 2006
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Trim Size: 9 14 x 12 12
  • ISBN: 9780810992603
  • Page Count: 336
  • Illustrations: 747 illustrations, 124 in full-color, 336 pages, 9 1/4x12 12"
  • Rights: US and Canada, English

The most comprehensive survey of postwar comics, covering the period when some of our best-known cartoonists were at their creative peaks, The Comics Since 1945 is now available in a revised and updated paperback edition. Organized by decade, illustrated with exemplary selections of historic comic strips, and supplemented by biographical profiles of the artists, it is both comprehensive and graphically stunning, ideal for both devoted comics fans and serious students of popular culture.

About the author

Brian Walker is a founder and former director of the Museum of Cartoon Art (now the National Cartoon Museum). He is also part of the creative team that produces Beetle Bailey and Hi and Lois. He lives in Connecticut.