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Mr. Twee Deedle : Raggedy Ann's sprightly cousin : the forgotten fantasy masterpieces of Johnny Gruelle / [edited] by Rick Marschall.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [f] ISLI 741.5 G886m (Text) 00000106301278 Indiana folio Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781606994115
  • ISBN: 1606994115
  • Physical Description: 127 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 47 cm
  • Edition: 1st Fantagraphics books ed.
  • Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Marschall Books/Fantagraphics, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Edited by Rick Marschall"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Perhaps I shall let you in on the secret" -- essay by Rick Marschall / Johnny Gruelle art portfolio: early years -- Origins: World Color Printing Company Sunday pages -- Early book illustrations: 1911-1921 -- Mr. Twee Deedle portfolio: part one -- From the heavens: Johnny Gruelle's bird's-eye views -- Mr. Twee Deedle portfolio: part two -- Forward to the past -- comic strips again: Brutus.
Summary, etc.:
"From our Marschall Books imprint comes this magnificent collection of Mr. Twee Deedle, Johnny Gruelle's masterpiece, unjustly forgotten by history and never before reprinted since its first appearance in America's newspapers from 1911 to 1914. The title character in the Sunday color page, Mr. Twee Deedle, is a magical wood sprite who befriends the strip's two human children, Dickie and Dolly. Gruelle depicted a charming, fantastical child's world, filled with light whimsy and outlandish surrealism"--Publisher's web site. Also includes an essay, with illustrations, by Rick Marschall, a portfolio of early book illustrations, and some Brutus comic strips.
Subject: Gruelle, Johnny, 1880-1938.
Comic books, strips, etc. > United States.
Genre: Fantasy comics.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Comic books, strips, etc.

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