Tag Archives: Milton Caniff

For the Love of Steve Canyon

The story of U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Richard A. Bauman, his collection of 41 years of Steve Canyon comic strips along with artwork by its creator Milton Caniff, and the marriage that made it all possible. Continue reading

 

Hubris and Chutzpah: How Li’l Abner Kayo’d Joe Palooka and Both Their Creators Came to Grief (Part 8)

Previously, the introduction, part two, part three, part four, part five, part six, and part seven of our story.   VII. The Sordid End of Al Capp BUT CAPP WAS NOT FINISHED. In the fall of 1956, eight months after … Continue reading

 

Who Invented Milton Caniff’s Most Famous Character?

Milton Caniff always took sole credit, but who really inspired her? Continue reading

 

Tonči Zonjić: The Total Approach

An interview with the Croatian cartoonist about his process, color, war, and portraying a country not his own. Continue reading

 

A Landmark in Comics History: The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Opens in Columbus, Ohio

This year has seen no shortage of comics-related events and exhibitions, but the occasion most likely to have a long term impact is the opening of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum at Ohio State University. Continue reading

 

The Library of American Comics at 75 Titles (and counting)

A discussion of plans, approaches and rights with the founder and associate editor of the Library of American Comics. Continue reading

 

Milton Caniff, Steve Canyon and the Fair Sex

In 1948 the usually shrewd cartoonist misjudged his public’s appetite for the risqué. Continue reading

 

Following a Thread

Manara, Raymond, Caniff, professionalism and Frankenstein. Continue reading

 
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