2 edition of amazing adventures of the Kimpsies and Whiff found in the catalog.
amazing adventures of the Kimpsies and Whiff
Mary Van B. Harding
|Statement||by Mary Van B. Harding, illustrations by Christine Northrop.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.H218 Am|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
|LC Control Number||40031721|
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Kavalier and Clay become major figures in the nascent comics industry during its "Golden Age."/5. Especially impressive about The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is its success in reaching for big settings (the top of the Empire State Building), big creative leaps (Citizen Kane plays a role here), and big historical relevance without strain.” —The New York Times “Some books you.
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Michael Chabon, the author of Wonder Boys, comes storming back with The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, a midcentury story of comic books, superheroes, and real-world survival.
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In New York, a young artist who also has been trained in the art of Houdini-esque escape, teams up with his cousin teams up with his cousin to create a great American literary product the comic book. As the shadow of Hitler falls over Europe and ultimately the world, the boys end up immersed in the Golden Age of Comic Books, finding greater fame and more trouble than they could ever.
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