Prints, Illustrations, Editorial Cartoons, and Comics [index]
see also: Biographies
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Campbell, Mary, and Gordon Campbell. The Pen, not the Sword. Nashville: Aurora Publishing, 1971.
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Casswell, Lucy Shelton. "Edwina Dumm: Pioneer woman Editorial Cartoonist, 1915-1917." Journalism History 15:1 (Spring 1988): 2-7.
Casswell, Lucy Shelton. "Drawing Swords: War in American Editorial Cartoons." American Journalism 21: 2 (Spring 2004): 13-45.
Chase, John. Today's Cartoon. New Orleans: Hauser Press, 1962.
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Cohen, Michael. “Imagining Militarism: Art Young and The Masses Face the Enemy.” Radical History Review 106 (Winter 2010): 87–108.
Cohn, Jan. Covers of the Saturday Evening Post: Seventy Years of Outstanding Illustration from America’s Favorite Magazine. New York: Viking, 2005.
Costello, Matthew J. Secret Identity Crisis: Comic Books and the Unmasking of Cold War America. New York: Continuum, 2009.
Courperie, Pierre, and Maurice C. Horn. A History of the Comic Strip. New York: Crown, 1968.
Davison, Nancy Reynolds. "E.W. Clay: American Political Caricaturist of the Jacksonian Era." PhD dissertation, University of Michigan, 1980.
DeForrest, Tim. Storytelling in the Pulps, Comics, and Radio: How Technology Changed Popular Fiction in America. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2004.
Dewey, Donald. The Art of Ill Will: The Story of American Political Cartoons. New York: New York University Press, 2007.
Dennis, Everette E., and Christopher Allen. "Puck: The Comic Weekly." Journalism History 6:1 (Spring 1979): 2-7, 13.
Downey, Fairfax. Portrait of an Era as Drawn by C.D. Gibson. New York: Scribner's, 1936.
Duncan, Randy, and Matthew J. Smith. The Power of Comics: History, Form and Culture. New York: Continuum, 2009.
Elbert, Monika M. “Striking a Historical Pose: Antebellum Tableaux Vivants, Godey’s Illustrations, and Margaret Fuller’s Heroines.” New England Quarterly 75:2 (2002): 235-275.
Fischer, Roger A. Those Damned Pictures: Explorations on American Political Cartoon Art. North Haven, Conn.: Archon Books, 1996.
Fisher, Edwin, Mort Gerberg, and Ron Wolin. The Art of Cartooning: Seventy-five Years of American Magazine Cartoons. New York: Scribner's, 1972.
Finch, Christopher. Norman Rockwell: 322 Magazine Covers. New York: Abbeville, 1979.
Fitzgerald, Richard. Art and Politics: Cartoonists of the Masses and Liberator. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1973.
Franzen, Monica. Make Way! 200 Years of American Women in Cartoons. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 1987.
Gambee, Budd Leslie. "Frank Leslie and His Illustrated Newspaper, 1855-1860." PhD dissertation, University of Michigan, 1963.
Gamson, William A., and David Stuart. “Media Discourse as a Symbolic Contest: The Bomb in Political Cartoons.” Sociological Forum 7:1 (March 1992): 55-86.
Gentner, Robert. “With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility’: Cold War Culture and the Birth of Marvel Comics.” Journal of Popular Culture 40:6 (December 2007): 953-978.
Golden, Catherine. Reading Between the Lines: Victorian Art and Illustration. Saratoga Springs: Skidmore College, 1996.
Goldstein, Kalman. "Al Capp and Walt Kelly: Pioneers of Political and Social Satire in Comics." Journal of Popular Culture 25 (Spring 1992): 81-95.
Gordon, Ian. Comic Strips and Consumer Culture, 1890-1945. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1998.
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Halloran, Fiona Deans. “The Power of the Pencil: Thomas Nast and American Political Art” PhD dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005.
Halloran, Fiona Deans. Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
Hamilton, Sinclair. Early American Book Illustrators and Wood Engravers, 1670-1870. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1968.
Harvey, Robert C. The Art of the Funnies: An Aesthetic History. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1994.
Harvey, Robert C. Children of the Yellow Kid: The Evolution of the American Comic Strip. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999.
Charles. Alternative Comics: An
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Havig, Alan. “Richard F. Outcault’s ‘Poor Lil Mose:’ Variations on the Black Stereotype in American Comic Art.” Journal of American Culture 11:1 (Spring 1988): 33-41.
Herbert, A.P. The Best Cartoons from “Punch.” New York: Simon and Schuster, 1952.
Hess, Stephen, and Milton Kaplan. The Ungentlemanly Art: A History of American Political Cartoons. New York: Macmillan, 1968.
Hess, Stephen, and Sandy Northrop. Drawn and Quartered: The History of American Political Cartoons. Montgomery, Ala.: Elliott & Clark Pub.,1996.
Hess, Stephen, and Sandy Northrop. American Political Cartoons: The Evolution of a National Identity. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 2011.
Hind, Arthur M.
An Introduction to the History of the Woodcut. New York: Dover, 1963.
Huff, P.J., and J.G. Lewin. Lines of Contention: Political Cartoons of the Civil War. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2007.
Huntzicker, William E. "Picturing the News: Frank Leslie and the Origins of American Pictorial Journalism." in The Press and the Civil War, David B. Sachsman, et al, eds. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 2000.
Inge, M. Thomas. “Li’l Abner, Snuffy, Pogo, and Friends: The South in the American Comic Strip.” Southern Quarterly 48 (Winter 2011): 6–74.
Jeansonne, Glen. “Goldbugs, Silverites, and Satirists: Caricature and Humor in the Presidential Election of 1896.” Journal of American Culture 11:2 (Summer 1988): 1-8.
Marvin D., and Mark Cervenka. “H.
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Patricia, ed. Seeing High &
Low: Representing Social Conflict in American Visual Culture.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.
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Justice, Benjamin. “Thomas Nast and the Public Schools of the 1870s.” History of Education Quarterly 45 (Summer 2005): 171206.
Kahan, Robert S. "The Antecedents of American Photojournalism." Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin, 1969.
Keller, Morton. The Art and Politics of Thomas Nast. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.
Kies, Emily B. "The City and the Machine: Urban and Industrial Illustration in America, 1880-1900." PhD dissertation, Columbia University, 1971.
Kinsey, Joni L. Thomas Moran’s West: Chromolithography, High Art, and Popular Taste. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2006.
Kiste Nyberg, Amy. Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1998.
Kripal, Jeffrey J. Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Kuhn, Martin. “Drawing Civil War Soldiers: Volunteers and the Draft in Harper’s Weekly and Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, 1861-64.” Journalism History 32:2 (Summer 2006): 96-105.
Kunzle, David. The History of the Comic Strip: The Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Kunzle, David. Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Topffer. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2007.
Lacey, Barbara E., From Sacred to Secular: Visual Images in Early American Publications. (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2007.
Lamb, Christopher. “Changing with the Times: The World According to Doonsbury.” Journal of Popular Culture 23:4 (Spring 1990): 113-129.
Larson, Judy L., ed. The Graphic Arts and the South. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1993.*
Lawson, Karol Ann P. "An Inexhaustible Abundance: The National Landscape Depicted in American Magazines, 1780-1820." Journal of the Early Republic 12 (Fall 1992): 303-330.
Lent, John A. Comic Books and Comic Strips in the United States: An International Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.
Lenthall, Bruce. “Outside the Panel- Race in America’s Popular Imagination: Comic Strips Before and After World War II.” Journal of American Studies 32:1 (April 1998): 39-61.
Levin, Jo Ann Early. "The Golden Age of Illustration: Popular Art in American Magazines, 1850-1925." PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1980.
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Lovejoy, David S. "American Painting in Early Nineteenth Century Gift Books." American Quarterly 7:4 (Winter 1955): 345-361.
Lupoff, Dick, and Don Thompson, eds. The Comic Book. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1973.
Makemson, Harlan E. "Images of Scandal: Political Cartooning in the 1894 Presidential Campaign." PhD dissertation, University of North Carolina, 2002.
Makemson, Harlen. “Beat the Press: How Leading Political Cartoonists Framed Protests at the 1968 Democratic Party Convention.” Journalism History 32:2 (Summer 2006): 77-86.
Marschall, Richard. America's Great Comic Strip Artists. New York: Abbeville Press, 1989.
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McWilliam, Neil, Eds. Lines of Attack: Conflicts in Caricature. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.
Miller, Worth Robert. Populist Cartoons: An Illustrated History of the Third-Party Movement in the 1890s. Kirksville: Truman State University Press, 2011.
Moist, Kevin M. “Visualizing Postmodernity: 1960s Rock Posters and Contemporary American Culture.” Journal of Popular Culture 43:6 (December 2010): 1242-1265.
Moss, Richard. “Racial Anxiety on the Comics Page: Harry Hershfield’s ‘Abie the Agent,’ 1914-1940.” Journal of Popular Culture 40:1 (February 2007): 90-108.
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Neely, Jr., Mark E., Harold Holzer, and Gabor S. Boritt. The Confederate Image: Prints of the Lost Cause. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987.
Neely, Jr., Mark E., and Harold Holzer. The Union Image: Popular Prints of the Civil War North. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.
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