MASTERFUL MARKS CARTOONIST WHO CHANGED THE WORLD
No one has told the story of comic art in its own medium, until now. In Masterful Marks , top illustrators reveal how sixteen visionary cartoonists overcame massive financial, political, and personal challenges to create a new form of art that now defines our world. Superhero comics didn't exist until two teenagers from Cleveland created the first superhero of all time: Superman. Advertising artist Theodor Geisel released his first book in 1937 as Dr. Seuss, and children's literature was never the same. Charles M. Schulz's perseverance and passion gave the world Peanuts , the world's most famous comic strip. Featuring these tales, and profiling other giants, Masterful Marks illustrates how graphic storytelling became such a rich and popular medium.
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