➶ Winsor McCay Download ✤ Author John Canemaker – Writerscompany.co.uk

Winsor McCay John Canemaker Reviews And Fully Analyzes McCay S Achievements In Print And Film, Examining His Work In Relation To His Life, His Family, And To American Culture And Values Of The Period Original Art From All The McCay S Endeavors And Rare Personal Photographs Provide A Visual Counterpart To Canemaker S Fascinating Text Begining With McCay S Childhood In Pioneer Era Michigan, Circa 1870, This Biography Moves On Through His Earliest Attempts To Find An Artistic Voice In Chicago And Turn Of The Century Cincinnati, His Work With Circus Posters, As A Quick Sketch Newspaper Reporter, As A Headliner Chalk Talk Artist In Vaudeville, As Crown Jewel In William Randolph Hearst S Grand Line Up Of Newspaper Cartoonists, And As The Greatest Of The Early Animators McCay S Masterpiece Is The Epic Little Nemo In Slumberland 1905 , A Beautiful And Surreal Fantasy Rendered In Stunning Art Nouveau Line And Subtle Yet Daring Colour, And Designed With Layouts That Anticipate Cinematic Storytelling Techniques Gertie The Dinosaur 1914 , Remain Landmarks In The History Of This Art And Were Unmatched In The Fluid Movement And Personality Of The Characters Until The Mature Films Of Walt Disney Came Along Two Decades Later.

10 thoughts on “Winsor McCay

  1. says:

    An excellent biography of Winsor McCay with full reproductions of his work throughout The book covers every phase of McCay s career it turns out there sto appreciate than The Dream of the Rarebit Fiend and Little Nemo in Slumberland Those two strips remain his ultimate creations and the peak of the comic strip, especially Little Nemo which is to my mind, the single best comic st

  2. says:

    I believe John Canemaker s book is probably the best biography of a cartoonist ever written, and remains one of the best books on comic sequential art ever written.

  3. says:

    This is a great book about the history of the comic from the early part of the 20th century Extensive.

  4. says:

    Winsor McCay was one of the first masters of the comic genre He exploded possibilities of what could be done with the page, graphically.

  5. says:

    Wonderfully written book on my favorite animator.

  6. says:

    This book is absolutely one of the most enthralling reads I ve recently come across McCay s life story is the stuff of legend Truly an inspirational figure in American history.

  7. says:

    I knew about Little Nemo and Gertie the Dinosaur, but this book exposed me to so much

  8. says:

    Art was wonderful, writing a bit too lengthy.

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