A look at the work that the audience does mentally when reading a comics page, with Caniff, Herriman and more up for example.
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 Fisher’s suicide, Al Capp took up the question that the Fisher episode had left hanging… Read more »
Milton Caniff always took sole credit, but who really inspired her?
In 1948 the usually shrewd cartoonist misjudged his public’s appetite for the risqué.
Manara, Raymond, Caniff, professionalism and Frankenstein.
This column will be my monthly report from the front—or, more accurately, from the rafters.
Our man responds to the recent NCS video “kerfuffle”.