Hogan's Alley #21



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Comic strip fans rejoice, it's another issue of "The Magazine of the Cartoon Arts"! Every issue is full of interesting articles and fun and quirky features on the obscure regions of comic books, animation, and especially comic strips.

Eisner Award winner for Best Comics Periodical.

In this issue:

  • Rarities from the Jack Davis archives.
  • An unpublished interview with Krazy Kat creator George Herriman.
  • The Best (and Worst) Superhero Origins!
  • Sparky and the Bard: Shakespeare in Peanuts.
  • Four working female cartoonists talk about the changes they've seen in the industry and obstacles they overcame to achieve success.
  • A look at William Overgard's life and career in adventure strips (Rudy).
  • An examination of Fontaine Fox's Toonerville Trolley's brief foray into animation.
  • And quick takes on: Popeye's Swee'pea, Wally Wood's brief venture into advertising illustration, Editorial cartoonists and the challenge of Barack Obama, the studios of Drew Friedman and J.J. Sedelmaier and more!
  • Production of 1977's animated Hobbit TV special. Russell Potter describes the challenges in visually capturing the majesty of J.R.R. Tolkien's prose.
  • An exhaustive, amusing and informative look at the crop of imitators that sprang up in the wake of the success of Robert Ripley's phenomenally popular Believe It or Not cartoon.
  • An epic interview with John Dirks, son of legendary Katzenjammer Kids creator Rudolph Dirks.
  • Michael Jensen's feature examines the adaptation of some Shakespeare quotations to cocktail napkins.
  • Plus other features.


Condition & Attributes

Light bump to one corner otherwise Very Fine

Publishing Information

Atlanta, GA
Bull Moose

Physical Description

11 inches
8.5 inches
144 pages
black & white
color wraps

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