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Al Capp

A Life to the Contrary

Al Capp( )
Author: Schumacher, Michael
Kitchen, Denis
ISBN:978-1-60819-623-4
Publication Date:Feb 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

More than thirty years have passed since Al Capp's death, and he may no longer be a household name. But at the height of his career, his groundbreaking comic strip,Li'l Abner, reached ninety million readers. The strip ran for forty-three years, spawned two movies and a Broadway musical, and originated such expressions as "hogwash" and "double-whammy." Capp himself was a familiar personality on TV and radio; as a satirist, he was frequently compared to Mark Twain.

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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Art / Techniques / Cartooning
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.48 x 9.6 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.43 Pounds



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