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Walt Kelly and Pogo

Walt Kelly and Pogo Author James Eric Black
ISBN-10 9781476623009
Release 2015-12-30
Pages 268
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"This examination of Walt Kelly's Pogo writings and humor provides a great little niche study for popular culture studies. Recommended"--Choice One of the most popular comic strips of the 1950s and the first to reference politics of the day, Walt Kelly's Pogo took on Joe McCarthy before the controversial senator was a blip on Edward R. Murrow's radar. The strip's satire was so biting, it was often relegated to newspaper editorial sections at a time when artists in other media were blacklisted for far less. Pogo was the vanguard of today's political comic strips, such as Doonesbury and Pearls Before Swine, and a precursor of the modern political parody of late night television. This comprehensive biography of Kelly reveals the life of a conflicted man and unravels the symbolism and word-play of his art for modern readers. There are 241 original Pogo comic strips illustrated and 13 other Kelly artworks (as well as illustrations by other cartoonists).



Pogo

Pogo Author Walt Kelly
ISBN-10 1606998633
Release 2017-04-30
Pages 344
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The years 1955–1956 of the famed comic strip are collected; the Sundays are reprinted in color for the first time since their original appearance!



We Go Pogo

We Go Pogo Author Kerry D. Soper
ISBN-10 9781617032844
Release 2012-05-29
Pages 272
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Walt Kelly (1913-1973) is one of the most respected and innovative American cartoonists of the twentieth century. His long-running Pogo newspaper strip has been cited by modern comics artists and scholars as one of the best ever. Cartoonists Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes), Jeff Smith (Bone), and Frank Cho (Liberty Meadows) have all cited Kelly as a major influence on their work. Alongside Uncle Scrooge's Carl Barks and Krazy Kat's George Herriman, Kelly is recognized as a genius of "funny animal" comics. We Go Pogo is the first comprehensive study of Kelly's cartoon art and his larger career in the comics business. Author Kerry D. Soper examines all aspects of Kelly's career---from his high school drawings; his work on such animated Disney movies as Dumbo, Pinocchio, and Fantasia; and his 1930s editorial cartoons for Life, and the New York Herald Tribune. Soper taps Kelly's extensive personal and professional correspondence and interivews with family members, friends, and cartoonists to create a complex portrait of one of the art form's true geniuses. From Pogo's inception in 1948 until Kelly's death, the artist combined remarkable draftsmanship, slapstick humor, fierce social satire, and inventive dialogue and dialects. He used the adventures of his animals--all denizens of the Okefenokee Swamp--as a means to comment on American and international politics and cultural mores. The strip lampooned Senator Joseph McCarthy during the height of McCarthyism, the John Birch Society during the 1960s, Fidel Castro during the Bay of Pigs fiasco, and many others.



I Go Pogo

I Go Pogo Author Walt Kelly
ISBN-10 4871876802
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 192
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Pogo is a long running comic strip that has appeared in the daily newspapers since 1948. Children like it because it is about funny talking animals. Adults see it as political satire. Pogo is an Opossum who lives in the Okefenokee Swamp on the southern border of Georgia next to Florida. Pogo Possum lives with his many animal friends, including Albert Alligator, Howland Owl (who always wears glasses), Churchill "Churchy" LaFemme, a mud turtle by trade who enjoys composing songs and poems, Beauregard Bugleboy, a hound dog, Porky Pine, a porcupine, and Alabaster Alligator. Pogo is usually fishing for food and when he catches one of his friends he is often on the verge of eating his friend but then is talked out of it. This particular series of episodes was published during the 1952 election campaign for US President. The Okefenokee Swamp where Pogo and his friends live is 600 miles from Washington DC. In spite of this distance, they decide to run Pogo for US President. Their campaign slogan is "I Go Pogo" which is a take off of the election campaign of President Eisenhower, who ran under the campaign slogan of "I Like Ike." The cover of this book shows people holding signs. These are people campaigning for Pogo for President. All of the cartoons contain sarcastic references to the leading issues of the day, such as the fact that there are too many national holidays.



813 Heritage Comic Auctions Comic and Comic Art Auction Catalog

813 Heritage Comic Auctions  Comic and Comic Art Auction Catalog Author
ISBN-10 193289926X
Release 2004-09-01
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810 HCA New York Comic and Comic Art

 810 HCA New York Comic and Comic Art Author Ivy Press
ISBN-10 0965104184
Release 2004-01-01
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The Offensive Art Political Satire and Its Censorship around the World from Beerbohm to Borat

The Offensive Art  Political Satire and Its Censorship around the World from Beerbohm to Borat Author Leonard Freedman
ISBN-10 9780313356018
Release 2008-11-30
Pages 216
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The Offensive Art is an arch and sometimes caustic look at the art of political satire as practiced in democratic, monarchical, and authoritarian societies around the world over the past century-together with the efforts by governmental, religious, and corporate authorities to suppress it by censorship, intimidation, policy, and fatwa. Examples are drawn from the full spectrum of satiric genres, including novels, plays, verse, songs, essays, cartoons, cabarets and revues, movies, television, and the Internet. The multicultural and multimedia breadth and historical depth of Freedman's comparative approach frames his novel assessment of the role of political satire in today's post-9/11 world, and in particular the cross-cultural controversies it generates, such as the global protests against the Jyllands-Posten cartoons. In a tongue-in-cheek style peppered with the world's best one-liners from the last century, The Offensive Art recounts the acrimonious and often perilous cat-and-mouse games between political satirists and their censors and inhibitors through the last century in America (especially FDR, LBJ, Nixon, Reagan, Clinton, and Bush II and in wartime), Britain (especially Churchill, Thatcher, Blair and the Royals), Germany (Hitler to the present), Russia (Stalin to the present), China (Mao to the present), India (from the Raj on), and the Middle East (from 1920s Egypt to today). Freedman focuses on the role and transformation of satire during shifts from authoritarian to democratic systems in such places as South Africa, Argentina, and Eastern Europe. He surveys the state of satire throughout the world today, identifying the most dangerous countries for practitioners of the offensive art, and presents his findings as to the political efficacy of satire in provoking change.



Walt Kelly s Fables and Funnies

Walt Kelly s Fables and Funnies Author Walt Kelly
ISBN-10 9781630085957
Release 2016-05-31
Pages 280
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Before achieving international fame as the creator of Pogo Possum, legendary cartoonist Walt Kelly produced an outstanding body of work adapting and illustrating fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes for Dell Comics in the 1940s. Already an indisputable master of his craft, these wonderful and whimsical stories come to unparalleled life through Kelly's signature, spirited humor and fluid, exuberant hand. Comprised of carefully selected and rarely seen work that originally appeared in issues of Dell Comics' Fairy Tale Parade, Four Color, Raggedy Ann and Andy, and Santa Claus Funnies, this volume is a vital part of the history and legacy of one of comics' most eminent and influential masters.



Your Introduction to Education

Your Introduction to Education Author Sara D. Powell
ISBN-10 0134736923
Release 2018-01-05
Pages 432
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An engaging overview of who teachers are, the work they do, and the realities of life in the classroom Your Introduction to Education takes readers on a journey into authentic classrooms and guides them through life in real classrooms lived by real teachers and real students. One of the core goals of this work is to help readers discover whether teaching is for them and, if it is, what their potential strengths and weakness as educators might be. The text weaves the real-life experiences of eight teachers and eight students from four schools across the country into its content. These people and places are drawn from urban, suburban, and rural settings, allowing readers to examine teaching and learning from a variety of perspectives. The 4th Edition has been significantly updated to address topics like preventing bullying, teacher evaluation, social media, cultural and linguistic diversity, LGBTQ students, and teacher effectiveness research. Your Introduction to Education, 4th Edition is also available via Revel(TM) , an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.



Outrageously Pogo

Outrageously Pogo Author Walt Kelly
ISBN-10 IND:39000016021540
Release 1985
Pages 223
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Political Corruption in Bridgeport

Political Corruption in Bridgeport Author Rob Sullivan
ISBN-10 9781625847065
Release 2014-05-20
Pages 144
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First incorporated in 1836, Bridgeport is notorious for a raucous political history that includes both liberating accomplishments and salacious scandals. From a state senator who spent several years in prison for racketeering to a mayor who was caught taking drugs while in office, Bridgeport has had its fair share of unlawful politicians. The political playground of the city has also seen invigorating leaders who fought hard to bring jobs, industries and prosperity to the community. The city's most famous mayor was none other than circus impresario P.T. Barnum. Discover the stories behind some of the most contentious elections, like the alleged ballot stuffing that ended the twenty-four-year era of socialist mayor Jasper McLevy or the power politics and threats that landed John Mandanici in office. Join author and reporter Rob Sullivan as he brings the Park City's fiery political history alive.



True Swamp

True Swamp Author Jon Lewis
ISBN-10 0984681426
Release 2012
Pages 200
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Collects the early tales of melancholy frogs, awkward cross-species relationships, discussions on the meaning of life, love, and the possibility of kindness, and the need to eat and not be eaten.



Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Two

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Two Author Alan Moore
ISBN-10 9781401241162
Release 2014-02-18
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Created out of the Swamp by a freak accident, Swamp Thing is an elemental creature who uses the forces of nature and wisdom of the plant kingdom to fight the polluted world's self-destruction. Alan Moore took the Swamp Thing to new heights in the 1980s with his unique narrative approach. His provocative and groundbreaking writing, combined with masterly artwork by some of the medium's top artists, made SWAMP THING one of the great comics of the late twentieth century. In this second collection, The Swamp Thing says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100% plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders inspired by the classic comic strip Pogo (also set in the swamp), and consummates his relationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could. Collects SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #28-34 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #2.



Uncle Pogo so so stories

Uncle Pogo so so stories Author Walt Kelly
ISBN-10 UVA:X000384080
Release 1953-01-01
Pages 84
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Uncle Pogo so so stories has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Uncle Pogo so so stories also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Uncle Pogo so so stories book for free.



The fifties in America

The fifties in America Author John C. Super
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106018510732
Release 2005-01
Pages 400
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The Fifties in America surveys the events and people of all of North America during the 1950's. This three-volume publication, Salem Press's second reference set on a twentieth century decade, is modeled on the award-winning The Sixties in America (1999). The 1950's are often portrayed as an uneventful era in North American history - a period of political and cultural conservatism. The decade was in fact a period of political turbulence, mounting world conflict, and cultural change. The 1950's experienced the Cold War, McCarthyism and a trend toward the suppression of civil liberties.



Pogo revisited

Pogo revisited Author Walt Kelly
ISBN-10 UOM:39015001412645
Release 1974-06-25
Pages 320
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The cartoon antics of Pogo the Possum and his friends in Okefenokee provide a witty and satirical view of American politics, morality, social values, and behavior



The American Review

The American Review Author
ISBN-10 WISC:89066326638
Release 1961
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The American Review has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The American Review also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The American Review book for free.