When Anarchy Ruled the Funny PagesBreaking News
tags: comics, newspapers
Peter Maresca makes big books. Really, really big books: larger than old “broadsheet” newspaper pages that were common before paper costs rose and page widths were shaved. The size, however, fits the contents of his books: full-page newspaper comics from the golden age of Sunday funnies–the likes of Little Nemo, Krazy Kat, and Skeezix. Somewhat surprisingly, Maresca came to his old-school, large-format publishing method after years of working in digital entertainment. “I felt the need for these deteriorating comics pages to be printed as originally intended” he told me. "Since no publisher was interested, I did it myself..."
comments powered by Disqus
- Josh Hawley Earns F in Early American History
- Does Germany's Holocaust Education Give Cover to Nativism?
- "Car Brain" Has Long Normalized Carnage on the Roads
- Hawley's Use of Fake Patrick Henry Quote a Revealing Error
- Health Researchers Show Segregation 100 Years Ago Harmed Black Health, and Effects Continue Today
- Nelson Lichtenstein on a Half Century of Labor History
- Can America Handle a 250th Anniversary?
- New Research Shows British Industrialization Drew Ironworking Methods from Colonized and Enslaved Jamaicans
- The American Revolution Remains a Hotly Contested Symbolic Field
- Untangling Fact and Fiction in the Story of a Nazi-Era Brothel