BOOK PREVIEW

Krazy Kat & The Art of George Herriman: A Celebration

"A love letter to George Herriman!" --Los Angeles Times

Krazy Kat & the Art of George Herriman is a tribute to one of the most influential and innovative comic strips and creators of all time. This unique collection of rare art, essays, memorabilia, and biography highlights the career of the first genius of comics, George Herriman, and his iconic creations, Krazy Kat and Ignatz Mouse.

During its 31-year run, Krazy Kat was enormously popular with the public, as well as influential writers, artists, and rolex replica intellectuals of the time. This book includes original essays by Jay Cantor, Douglas Wolk, Harry Katz, Richard Thompson, Dee Cox (Herriman's granddaughter), Craig McCracken, Bill Watterson, and authorized reprints of two seminal essays on Herriman by Gilbert Seldes and E. E. Cummings, alongside newly discovered vintage essays by TAD, Summerfield Baldwin, and Toots Herriman. With Krazy Kat & the Art of George Herriman, Craig Yoe reveals this influential artist and writer for a whole new generation.

Publisher: Abrams ComicArts

"It's a love letter to George Herriman!"
Liesl Bradner LA Times

"A handsome new book!"
Dennis Drabelle WashingtonPost.com

"Craig Yoe has dug up never-published art- work, artifacts, and letters that will bring Herriman to life for the uninitiated while giving fans something new to feast on."
Chris Nichols LA Magazine

"Yoe's affection for the subject and its creator is clear from the replica breitling watches loving attention to detail found from cover to cover."
Robert Greenberger ComicMix.com

Press

Praise for "Krazy Kat and the Art George Herriman: A Celebration":


"Before the world met a mouse named Mickey or a feline named Felix, there was Krazy Kat and his pals Ignatz Mouse and Offissa Pupp."
--Liesl Bradner, Los Angeles Times

"A handsome new book!"
--Dennis Drabelle, The Washington Post

"Craig Yoe has dug up never-published artwork, artifacts, and letters that will bring Herriman to life for the uninitiated while giving fans something new to feast on."
--Chris Nichols, LA Magazine

"Yoe's affection for the subject and its creator is clear from the loving attention to detail found from cover to cover."
--Robert Greenberger, ComicMix.com