Mort Walker's Private Scrapbook : Celebrating a Life of Love and Laughter
Many cartoonists have successfully caused brief splashes of excitement throughout history but simply don't have what it takes to command the world's attention for half a century. That is, unless you're comic genius Mort Walker, beloved creator of the cartoon strips Hi and Lois and Beetle Bailey. Mort Walker's Private Scrapbook provides a comprehensive look at the life and work of this suave cartoonist for his legions of fans and aficionados of the comic world alike. In this extensive work painstakingly compiled by Walker over the course of two years, he collects his earliest artwork, reveals who his characters are based on, follows the development of his creations, and relates a fascinating perspective about the evolution of the cartooning world. This full-color scrapbook is a unique glimpse into the window of cartooning that only award-winning veteran artist Mort Walker could provide. This book will be essential for comic strip historians, collectors, and faithful fans.
- Hardback | 323 pages
- 210.82 x 256.54 x 25.4mm | 1,088.62g
- 01 Dec 2000
- Andrews McMeel Publishing
- Illustrations, unspecified
About Mort Walker
Mort Walker has been an integral part of the cartooning world for over half a century through his comic strips "Hi and Lois" and "Beetle Bailey." He is heavily involved in the workings of the National Cartoonists Society and the Newspaper Features Council. He has also left his mark as the founder of the International Museum of Cartoon Art and Hall of Fame in Boca Raton, Florida. He lives in Stamford, Connecticut.