Dinomania

by Ulrich Merkl
Dinomania
  • ISBN-13: 9781606998403
  • Author(s): Ulrich Merkl
  • Subject: Cartoons & comic strips
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics
  • Imprint: Fantagraphics
  • Publication Date: 26-11-2015
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£85.00
Winsor McCay is internationally renowned as a pioneer in comics and animation. Now Ulrich Merkl unearths a never-published strip that was lost following McCay's death.Titled simply Dino, it opens a surprising new window into McCay's life and work and showcases his exquisitely beautiful and delicate delineations (exactingly reproduced from the original art). Merkl explores the influences McCay brought to the strip - including McCay's own Gertie the Dinosaur animated shorts, the animation in 1933's King Kong and the growth of New York City in the twentieth century.
About the book

Winsor McCay is internationally renowned as a pioneer in comics and animation. Now Ulrich Merkl unearths a never-published strip that was lost following McCay's death.Titled simply Dino, it opens a surprising new window into McCay's life and work and showcases his exquisitely beautiful and delicate delineations (exactingly reproduced from the original art). Merkl explores the influences McCay brought to the strip - including McCay's own Gertie the Dinosaur animated shorts, the animation in 1933's King Kong and the growth of New York City in the twentieth century.