He's been called "The Rembrandt of the Comic Strip" and the "GreatestGeneration's Cartoonist-in-Chief." No comics artist has so heavily influencedhis medium and no cartoonist has seen more imitators than Milton Arthur Caniff,the creator of Terry and the Pirates, Male Call, and SteveCanyon.
While these three classic newspaper strips have been reprinted,until now, the immense talent behind them has never been afforded a large-scaleart monograph dedicated to his entire career.
Produced with full access to Caniff's extensive personal archives at TheOhio State University, and with the cooperation of the Caniff estate, thisoversized book reproduces from the original artwork hundreds of comics,illustrations, pencil sketches, and drawings - including many notpreviously reprinted.
In addition to the three famous comic strips, representedare his childhood drawings, the beginnings of his career as a newspapercartoonist, his significant contributions to the 1940s war effort, as well ashis continuing relationship with the Air Force, Boy Scouts, and otherorganizations.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 360 pages
- Publisher: Idea & Design Works
- Publication Date: 16/08/2011
- Category: Comics and Graphic Novels
- ISBN: 9781600109201