Cool Stuff To Own
 Most Popular  Baby  Books  Cameras  Computers  DVD  Blu-Ray  Electronics  Music  Software  Tools  Toys  Video Games 
 Kitchen  Outdoor  Apparel  Office Products  Food  Health & Personal Care  Jewelry  Beauty  Sporting Goods 
New!  Release Dates   Top 10 


Walt and Skeezix 1933-1934: Book 7

by Frank King

See larger picture

List Price: $49.95
Our Price: $46.42
You Save: $3.53 (7%)

Eligible for Free Shipping
Learn more

Click here for more information

Looking for a deal?
Buy used and new starting at $46.42

Availability: Not yet published

Release Date: April 9, 2019
Publication Date: April 9, 2019
Author: Frank King
Package Dimensions (in inches): 0 x 9.5 x 7
Package Weight: 174 Hundredths Pounds
Item Dimensions (in inches): 7 x 9.5 x 0
Audio Tracks/Subtitles: English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)

Other Details

EAN: 9781770463462
ISBN: 1770463461
Manufacturer: Drawn and Quarterly
Number Of Pages: 352


Product Description:

The new volume of the Eisner-nominated series, designed and edited by Chris Ware

This new volume, Walt and Skeezix 1933–1934, opens amid tough times, as the Depression grinds into its fourth year. Against this setting, a con artist sets up a storefront in town for Continental Corncob, a fictitious company established to dupe would-be investors. Somehow Walt Wallet and the Gasoline Alley gang are roped into the scheme, with the promise that they could earn steep returns if they purchase shares in the allegedly thriving company.

The lean economic climate motivates young Skeezix and his friends to find inventive ways to earn money, although not always with the intended results. For their first project, they create a local newspaper for the neighborhood kids but are forced to shut down after the corner printshop burns down. Later, they start an after-school delivery service on roller skates, but the new business folds after a rival undercuts their prices with a cheaper alternative.

Frank King was one of the pioneering masters of cartooning, and this ongoing series serves as a fascinating historical document of early- to mid-twentieth-century American life. Edited and designed by Chris Ware (Building Stories, Monograph) and featuring an introduction by the comics historian Jeet Heer (The New Republic), this new volume also includes never-before-seen photographs and rare archival documents from the private collection of the King family.

Walt and Skeezix 1933-1934: Book 7 Customer Reviews

Related Products
Complete Little Orphan Annie Volume 15
Steve Canyon Volume 9: 1963-1964
Rip Kirby, Vol. 11: 1973-1975
Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus Vol. 7
Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy Volume 26
Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge: "The Mines Of King Solomon" (The Carl Barks Library)
Thimble Theatre and the Pre-Popeye Cartoons of E. C. Segar
Walt Disney's Donald Duck: The Daily Newspaper Comics Volume 5 (DONALD DUCK Daily Newspaper)
Prince Valiant Vol. 19 1973-1974

Questions? Please contact the us.
For great deals visit: Best Deals and Discounts