The fifth volume of the Harvey Award-nominated Rip Kirby features theincredible art of John Prentice, who picked up the pen and ink duties after AlexRaymond's death and continued drawing the strip for decades.
Prentice receivedthree Reuben Awards for the series, in 1966, 1967, and 1986.
Fred Dickenson, whohad been writing the strip with Raymond, keeps the continuity going forPrentice's exquisite art.
The strips are reproduced from the original KingFeatures Syndicate proofs, ensuring that every daily will look even better thanwhen they were first published in newspapers over fifty years ago.
Volume 5 contains more than 800 comics, every one from October 22, 1956 toJune 6, 1959The Library of American Comics is the world's #1 publisher of classicnewspaper comic strips, with 14 Eisner Award nominations and three wins for bestbook.
LOAC has become "the gold standard for archival comic strip reprints...Theresearch and articles provide insight and context, and most importantly theglorious reproduction of the material has preserved these strips for those whoknew them and offers a new gateway to adventure for those discovering them forthe first time." - ScoopFrom IDW, the Publisher who broughtyou,Caniff HC 9781600109201Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Vol 1 9781600100369Complete Terry And The Pirates Vol 1: 1934-1936 9781600101007Definitive Flash Gordon and Jungle Jim Vol 1 9781613770153Genius, Illustrated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth 9781613770245Genius, Isolated: The Life and Art of Alex Toth 9781600108280Scorchy Smith And The Art Of Noel Sickles 9781600102066
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 296 pages
- Publisher: Idea & Design Works
- Publication Date: 04/09/2012
- Category: Comics and Graphic Novels
- ISBN: 9781613773567