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Al Capp

A Life to the Contrary
Schumacher, Michael (Book - 2013 )
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A major portrait of the legendary comics figure and creator of Li'l Abner offers insight into his deeply complicated character, providing coverage of such topics as the childhood accident that cost him his leg, his turbulent apprenticeship with Joe Palooka creator Ham Fisher, and his extremely conservative political views.
Authors: Schumacher, Michael, 1950-
Title: Al Capp
a life to the contrary
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Characteristics: x, 305 p. :,illustrations ;,25 cm.
Contents: Flashpoint
Young dreams and schemes
The hills
Uncle Bob's generosity
Breaking into the business
Hatfield and McCoy
Li'l Abner
Nina
Merry-go-round
Greetings from lower Slobbovia
The shmoo, the kigmy, and all one cartoonist could ever want
Demise of the monster
Bright lights
In the halls of the enemy
Scandals
Descent.
Summary: A major portrait of the legendary comics figure and creator of Li'l Abner offers insight into his deeply complicated character, providing coverage of such topics as the childhood accident that cost him his leg, his turbulent apprenticeship with Joe Palooka creator Ham Fisher, and his extremely conservative political views.
Local Note: 29 53 118 210
Additional Contributors: Kitchen, Denis - 1946-
ISBN: 1608196232
9781608196234
Statement of Responsibility: Michael Schumacher and Denis Kitchen
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-289) and index.
Subject Headings: Cartoonists United States Biography. Capp, Al, 1909-1979.
Topical Term: Cartoonists
LCCN: 2012027508
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