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The Resource Al Capp : a life to the contrary, Michael Schumacher and Denis Kitchen

Al Capp : a life to the contrary, Michael Schumacher and Denis Kitchen

Label
Al Capp : a life to the contrary
Title
Al Capp
Title remainder
a life to the contrary
Statement of responsibility
Michael Schumacher and Denis Kitchen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A major portrait of the legendary comics figure and creator of Li'l Abner offers insight into his deeply complicated character, providing coverage of such topics as the childhood accident that cost him his leg, his turbulent apprenticeship with Joe Palooka creator Ham Fisher and his extremely conservative political views
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schumacher, Michael
Dewey number
  • 741.5/6973
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
NC1429.C295
LC item number
S38 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kitchen, Denis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capp, Al
  • Cartoonists
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
Label
Al Capp : a life to the contrary, Michael Schumacher and Denis Kitchen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Flashpoint -- Young dreams and schemes -- The hills -- Uncle Bob's generosity -- Breaking into the business -- Hatfield and McCoy -- Li'l Abner -- Nina -- Merry-go-round -- Greetings from lower Slobbovia -- The shmoo, the kigmy, and all one cartoonist could ever want -- Demise of the monster -- Bright lights -- In the halls of the enemy -- Scandals -- Descent
Control code
ocn772106404
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 305 pages, [24] pages of plates
Isbn
9781608196234
Isbn Type
(alk. paper : hc)
Lccn
2012027508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1113336
  • (Sirsi) o772106404
  • (OCoLC)772106404
Label
Al Capp : a life to the contrary, Michael Schumacher and Denis Kitchen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Flashpoint -- Young dreams and schemes -- The hills -- Uncle Bob's generosity -- Breaking into the business -- Hatfield and McCoy -- Li'l Abner -- Nina -- Merry-go-round -- Greetings from lower Slobbovia -- The shmoo, the kigmy, and all one cartoonist could ever want -- Demise of the monster -- Bright lights -- In the halls of the enemy -- Scandals -- Descent
Control code
ocn772106404
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 305 pages, [24] pages of plates
Isbn
9781608196234
Isbn Type
(alk. paper : hc)
Lccn
2012027508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1113336
  • (Sirsi) o772106404
  • (OCoLC)772106404

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